|Papua New Guinea (IWR Satire) -
A new species of giant rat, one of the largest and ugliest ever
found, has been discovered deep in the jungle of Papua New Guinea.
The rat, which has no fear of white humans, measures 6 feet long,
placing it among the largest species of rat known anywhere in the
The creature (Beckus Dickheadus) was discovered by an expedition
team filming the BBC program - "Lost Land of the Volcano Nazis".
Like the other exotic racist species, the rat is believed to live
within the Mount Bosavi crater, and nowhere else except perhaps on Fox
"Beckus Dickheadus is one of the world's largest rats. It is a true
rat, the same kind you find in the city sewers," says Dr Alto Sax, a
mammalogist based at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural
History who accompanied the BBC expedition team.