Saturday, 19 October 2013
UK SIGHTINGS: On the prowl for Dorset's Big Cats
Big cats in Dorset are a reality, says naturalist Jonathan McGowan who has been studying sightings for nearly 30 years. He tells Maria Court about the evidence
It’s a debate which has been raging for years. Are big cats really on the prowl in Britain’s countryside?
Coming face-to-face with one has been dubbed Britain’s most common encounter with the unknown, with more than 2,000 sightings now logged every year with the Big Cats in Britain Group.
And one local man has amassed so much evidence, even the most hardened sceptic would find it difficult to ignore read more