The hunt for British Big Cats attracts far more newspaper column-inches than any other cryptozoological subject. There are so many of them now that we feel that they should be archived by us in some way, so we should have a go at publishing a regular round-up of the stories as they come in.
Curated by Carl Marshall and Olivia McCarthy
Thursday, 7 August 2014
US SIGHTINGS: Big cat prowls Hillsboro park near midnight
by KGW Staff
Posted on July 23, 2014 at 10:21 AM
Updated Wednesday, Jul 23 at 10:21 AM
HILLSBORO, Ore -- Video captured by a KGW photographer shows what appears to be a cougar in a popular Hillsboro park late Tuesday.
That video was shot just before midnight, hours after another reported cougar sighting at Rood Bridge Park.
Officers responding to the first report did not find a cougar.
The park was closed for several hours while officials investigated overnight. They also said they will be posting warning signs.
After seeing the video, the city of Hillsboro has asked wildlife officials to help with the investigation.