There's not very much to do around here so we had gone for a drive.'We had just come past Kinnordy and we saw this big sort of animal in the road.'We thought it was a big cat or something so we got out and that's when I started videoing.'All of a sudden Shaun was like, 'It's a platypus!' but we knew it was a beaver.''He's a wee bit simple sometimes.'It was big, about three and a half feet long.By the former Royal Show champion and sire of four Stirling champions, Warrenho Dalmigavie G237, he is out of a home bred daughter by The Moss Mr Eshton D409.This breeding is also responsible for Warrenho Emperor M425, stock sire with the noted Blelack and Tonley herds in Aberdeenshire.RAF Lossiemouth trialist Ben Cullen and Archie Macphee also found the net as City cruised to victory.Tweet from Elgin City assistant manager Gavin Price: Meanwhile Buckie Thistle’s new striker John Mc Leod scored a debut hat-trick in Jags’ 6-1 friendly win over Inverness City.Temple Jasper Eric, representing the family's Temple Farm at Chedzoy, near Bridgwater, sold for 3,900 guineas and found his new home with W Price and Son from Hay on Wye in Herefordshire.Berkshire breeder Rob Bishop's two-year-old bull Warrneho Esquire R574 topped the sale with the hammer falling at 4,350 guineas.
The 3ft long beaver is believed to be one of a colony of the animals living wild in Lintrathen Loch, near Kirriemuir in Angus.
'Mr Smith, who works in a cafe in Edzell, captured the encounter on his mobile phone and shared it online.
Fortunately he was not hurt by the animal, which he estimated to be about a 3ft (1 metre) long and to weigh about 25-30kg (55-66lbs).He said: 'We were just away up at Lintrathen Loch and we were on our way back to Kirriemuir.
Angus Stewart, the curator of the exhibition, described the sketch as "the dress rehearsal" for the portrait."It is a delicate, intricate working study of Churchill's head as it was to appear in the destroyed portrait."The exhibition, with more than 100 works by Sutherland, opens at the Olympia Fine Art and Antiques Fair in London.
City, with midfielder Thomas Reilly in their team fresh from signing a new deal, gave a run out to several of their summer captures.