Mail surprise: Kansas resident finds guinea pig in mailbox

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LYON COUNTY, Kan. — A resident of Lyon County, Kan., found a surprise in the mailbox Wednesday.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office posted a picture of a guinea pig that was left in the mailbox on its Facebook page. There were plenty of offers to give the creature a new home.

The animal was taken to the Emporia Animal Shelter. The sheriff’s office said progress was being made Wednesday night in identifying who abandoned the guinea pig.

Lyon County is between Wichita and Kansas City.