On 20 May 2013 the following article by Emily Parsons entitled ‘A BIG cat spotter claims a recent “lynx” sighting in Carlisle is not the first’, was published in the News and Star.
Category: Big Cats
The following article by R Herbert entitled ‘ Big cat seen close to Walney bridge’ was published in the North West Evening Mail on Thursday, 06 May 2004.
POLICE have told people not to panic after a mystery creature was spotted on Barrow Island.
On 14 November 2011, the following article by S Crawford entitled ‘Police open big cat sightings files’ was published in the News and Star. ‘CUMBRIA police have opened their files on big cat sightings in the county.
Since 2003 there have been 40 reports, the majority being of big black panther-type creatures or lynxes.
Holidaymakers staying at Kirroughtee Hotel outside Newton Stewart had a close encounter with one of Galloway’s best kept secrets last Saturday morning – an elusive big cat.
Les Gill and his partner Linda were looking out of their bedroom window when they both clearly saw the animal in the hotel grounds.
Nevermind the Serengeti, Dorset is, arguably, where you are most likely to bump into a big cat, according to Merrily Harpur, author of two books on the subject – Mystery Big Cats and Roaring Dorset! Encounters with Big Cats.
Add to that the eerie atmosphere of dense woodland at night and it is enough to make the hairs on your neck stand on end.
But, that is what greeted two men who were out on a shooting trip in an East Yorkshire wood.