STILL GAME actor Greg Hemphill has revealed a “freaky” encounter with a fox after it tried to eat his shoe.
The funnyman told fans on twitter on Monday morning, a fox had “walked right up and nibbled my shoe.”
The Scot tweeted a picture of the fearless animal with the caption, “up close and personal with a fox.”
Hemphill tweeted: “That fox thing was quite freaky. All my life they’ve run away but this time he’s walked right up and nibbled my shoe. They’re coming. #foxy.”
Amused fans of the comedian commented on the picture in disbelief.
Fan Dawn Marie tweeted: “Wow! No fear from foxy!”
Another fan Scottish Stevie said: “He is more scared of you than you are of him.”
A fox believed to be the largest in Britain was discovered on an Aberdeenshire farm in 2012, weighing 17.2kg and 4ft 9in (1.4m) from nose to tip.
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