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Thanks to Essex non-panther, skeptical viewpoint gets noticed

Photo from Lynn Lacy

Recall the story about the Essex panther a week or so ago? It turned out to be a great example of skeptical investigation. David James who helped figure out it was likely just the neighbor’s dog has his own piece this week at the same paper. Support investigation into the truth by clicking on this…

Eyewitnesses won’t give up on idea of big cat in NSW

Penrith panther photo is too indistinct to tell size and details.

Your perception and memory are not really that great. Blue Mountains panther spotted again. Weeks after the government declared the Blue Mountains big cat file closed, a Sydney father has spoken of a terrifying encounter with a panther-like creature outside his home. Peter Russell told NSW Police he feared for his life after being stalked…

Big bad news: Silly celebrity gets major gig

Jenny

No self-respecting thinking person is a fan of Jenny McCarthy who is known for her nude photos in Playboy, crass TV and advertising appearance and, lately, her self-proclaimed expertise in parenting and autism activism, primarily against vaccinations. Now, she has quite a substantial forum to advocate her views as she has been chosen as a…

Suspected lynx seen in Cumbria

Report of an unusually large cat. News & Star | News | ‘Big cat’ spotted on the prowl in Carlisle. Shelley McNeill, 33, of Merith Avenue, Botcherby, was walking her two daughters to school yesterday morning when they spotted the mysterious creature. She said: “We were coming from Botcherby and walking towards the section known…

Scottish ‘big’ cat cub remains look rather otterish

From local.stv.tv

Pumas may be on the loose in Scotland as cat corpse is discovered A dog walker has stumbled upon the corpse of an animal experts believe may have been a puma near a Scottish beauty spot. John Robertson, 50, was walking his two dogs along a rural path in Cullen, Moray, with his wife Pauline,…

Strange animal reported roaming Hale, U.K.

Have you seen mystery creature?. There has been another sighting of a mystery creature in Hale – the second within a month. Mother-of-two Sue Langham was astonished to see the animal sitting on her back door step on Rivington Road at 5am on Monday morning. The animal – about the size of a small dog…

U.K. residents convinced snarling panther exists

Winchcombe ‘panther’ spotted prowling and snarling It has been spotted prowling through fields in Winchcombe and has even snarled at residents who have dared to try and get close. Now people in a small street in the town say they believe a panther-like beast is living among them. Keith Baker said: “I have seen it…