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Man claims he found a deep-fried rat in box of chicken tenders

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It's something you joke about but don't ever think will happen.

When you go to a restaurant and get served what looks like a deep-fried rat.

Well that is at least one customer's story.

A fast food chain is taking a lickin' for its "finger-lickin' good" chicken, shaped like a rat.

“Very hard and rubbery,” said Devorise Dixon, a KFC customer.

Dixon said he bought a three-piece box of tenders at a KFC in Los Angeles but was surprised by what came in that box.

"It was very nasty. I spit it out. I looked down at my hand and I realized that it was in the shape of a rat with a tail and everything in it,” Dixon said.

He posted photos on his Facebook page and he put the tender in the freezer.

He then went back to the restaurant with photos and his receipt.

"The manager actually freaked out, confirmed that it was a rat. She apologized for it. They actually just offered me a free meal,” Dixon said.

He declined the free meal and said he is getting a lawyer.

KFC said “out chicken tenders often vary in size and shape and we currently have no evidence to support Dixon's claim.”

It is unclear what exactly was under the breading of the rat-shaped tender.

KFC told CNN “We have made various attempts to contact him (Dixon) but he is refusing to either talk to us personally or through a lawyer, nor has he come forth with the chicken piece in question for verification” which KFC offered to have done free of charge at an independent lab.

Dixon claims that single bit affected his appetite.

KFC said the photo, showing the backside of the same piece where a bite appears to have been taken shows white meat chicken.

The company said it is now considering all options.

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