A giant 12ft hamster has been spotted in London

A twelve foot long giant hamster has surprised Londoners along the South Bank, Millennium Bridge and Clapham Common.

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Thankfully it wasn’t a real oversized hamster, instead the furry pedal powered mechanical rodent was created by Kwik Fit to celebrate the heart-warming story of Jaffa the hamster, who was rescued by technicians after he escaped from his cage on the way back from a visit to the vet.

The hamster wagon took a team of Kwik Fit technicians and design specialists three months to create. He is made from more than 30 metres of fake fur and is pedal powered by a custom-made interior tricycle.

Here’s the story behind it;