Mystery animal shot dead in a Southport Park June 29th, 2016 webteam Latest News Shares Comments Photo: 2ft Mystery Animal – shot dead Mystery animal shot dead in Botanic Gardens A mystery animal has been found shot dead in Botanic gardens Southport this afternoon. Consensus says it’s a huge rat. Our reporter spoke to parents in the park this evening(29 June). One man urged visitors to keep their children away bridge nearest Churchtown Primary and not to feed ducks because vicious rats are attacking ducks. Mr Burgess added: “Considering the park is full of children and young families each day and hosts events, this seems dangerous and a serious cause for concern. “One bite from one of these rodents could cause a child or an adult serious and dangerous health problems.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!