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
These big cat attack stories are from 1919-2014. There are quite a few,
so a search for keyword may be helpful.
For an Excel sheet of incidents by state, by year, by species and by
country go HERE
Click to see the killings, maulings and escapes by big cats by total for
each state for less detail, but numbers updated through 2013.
See a list of all of the known tigers in USDA facilities in America.
Note that no one knows how many are in backyards and basements of
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Petition Congress, USDA & USFWS to:
Ban the Private Possession of Wild Animals.
Wild animals in cages do nothing to enhance the survival of the species
in the wild. There are no reintroduction programs whereby big cats are
bred in cages for reintroduction to the wild. On the contrary, the
private possession of wild animals harms the survival of those in the
wild because paying to see them diverts money from real conservation and
they provide a smoke screen for illegal poaching. Authorities cannot
tell a captive bred READ MORE