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Thanks to Essex non-panther, skeptical viewpoint gets noticed

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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…

Panther kitten rescued in Florida

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Your cuteness for the day. Rescued Florida panther kitten arrives at Lowry Park Zoo (Tampa Bay Times): Just three weeks ago, he was discovered in the wilderness, nonresponsive and with an extremely low body temperature. A Florida panther kitten, he’s one of a disappearing breed that conservationists are desperately trying to protect. The kitten, now…

Florida panther sighted in the Everglades, deceptively dark

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Very dark Florida panther sighted. Timeline Photos – Everglades National Park. On November 9th at 3:00 pm, park visitor Judith Haseitel was lucky enough to see a critically endangered Florida Panther while driving through Everglades National Park. The photos make it look unusually dark. But there has never been a documented melanistic puma/cougar. Therefore, it’s…

Why did the cat cross the road? To create a newspaper story.

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Two stories of alien big cats sighted in the U.K. – about 65 miles (105 km) apart. Alien big cat ran across road in Runcorn reports worker – Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News. A BIG black panther-like cat has been reported on the loose in Runcorn once again. Mike Seabrook, of St Helens, said the…

Midland black panther spotted again

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The sightings continue but no hard evidence was found. Check out this comprehensive article in the Birmingham Mail. Startled grandfather latest to spy famous Loughborough ‘panther’ – Birmingham Mail. Awad Aboulela couldn’t believe his eyes when a “panther” strolled into his Midland garden. It refused to budge – even when the stunned grandfather clapped his…

Mystery hair brings little interest from the scientific community

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At the end of January, the blogger and researcher known as “Texas Cryptid Hunter” received an intriguing report. A driver hit what appeared to be a large black feline on the road. The damaged car contained hairs (the animal escaped) which he was able to retrieve and pass along to the researcher. The story continues……

The Beast of Burscough reportedly spotted again

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Another black cat sighting reported Beast of Burscough spotted again – reports of big cat prowling near canal in village – Skelmersdale Advertiser. THE latest sighting of a big cat prowling around Burscough has been reported to the Advertiser. Last October, Dave Stanhope sent in the picture above of a “large black cat, up to…

New Cross ‘panther’ sighting

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Your latest alien big cat sighting in the U.K. New Cross woman ‘freaked out’ after seeing ‘panther’ in street. A TERRIFIED New Cross woman says she “freaked out” after seeing a panther in the street. But when police arrived to investigate, there was no sign of the wild animal and it is understood no panthers…

Panther sighting in Norwich – Police turn to social media

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When news travels on Twitter, is that good or bad? Police appeal after ‘panther’ sighting in Norwich – Norwich Evening News. Police in Norwich have made an unusual appeal – for people who spotted a panther-like creature roaming close to Norfolk County Council’s headquarters. Norwich police took to social media site Twitter today to make…

A joke? Black panther toy surprises observer

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‘Cuddly toy’ sparks Peterborough panther speculation – Local – Peterborough Telegraph. A large cuddly toy left on a grass bank triggered concerns that a black cat might have been on the loose in Peterborough. Eagle-eyed reader Marc Peacock-Smith contacted the PT after spotting what looked like the outline of a black panther-like creatrure lying on…

U.K. residents convinced snarling panther exists

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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…

Big cat print found in Calderdale?

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Is this another mark of the Calderdale catbeast? The mystery of the Calderdale catbeast took a new turn with the discovery of this huge paw print. It is the second time the big cat – thought to be a black panther – has left its mark in the ground. The latest print was found in…

Big cat print found in Calderdale?

Malcolm Edwards

Is this another mark of the Calderdale catbeast? The mystery of the Calderdale catbeast took a new turn with the discovery of this huge paw print. It is the second time the big cat – thought to be a black panther – has left its mark in the ground. The latest print was found in…

Did a big cat leave evidence behind in Gloucestershire?

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Big cat may prowl Gloucestershire wood, says National Trust: Evidence of big cats at large grows as charity investigates killing of roe deer at Woodchester Park near Stroud Experts are carrying out DNA tests on the remains of a roe deer found at the trust’s Woodchester Park, near Stroud. A walker came upon the carcass…