An unusual visitor paid the penalty on a visit to a Co Donegal school.The frightened fox just seconds before it was released from the football net at Errigal College.The normally canny fox found himself trapped in a football net when he visited Errigal College in Letterkenny.The frightened animal was noticed by pupils and staff at the school yesterday morning. A plan of action was hatched in a bid to return the fox back to the wilds.Teacher Michael McMenamin and pupil Ciaran Cleary had to exercise caution as the frightened fox was snapping.The lads eventually managed to free the tangled animal from the netting using a snips.Teacher Hugo Dorrian said it was a case of teacher and pupils coming together to “out-fox” the creature. “It did cause a bit of excitement for a while but the lads had to be careful because the fox was snapping.“When they eventually managed to free him, he took off like a shot through the fields.‘Thankfully it wasn’t hurt and he can live to play football on the Errigal College football field another day,” laughed Hugo.Errigal College in Letterkenny. UNUSUAL VISITOR IS OUT-FOXED DURING VISIT TO DONEGAL SCHOOL was last modified: October 1st, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalerrigal collegefoxletterkennytrapped
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