Saturday, 31 January 2015

-NEWSLINK- NORTH WALES-Call to find out the truth about the ‘big cats’ in North Wales

From St Asaph to Bala there have been sightings of what appear to be large cats. Over the years, it has been speculated that these animals belong more to the savannah then the hills of North Wales. But many believe these beasts are real and could cause a real problem for farmers up and down Wales. This has led to questions about what the government is doing to track these animals. Clwyd West Assembly Member Darren Millar has asked the Welsh Government what research it is undertaking into big cats in Wales following a number of sightings in recent years in Denbighshire and Conwy. He raised the matter with the natural resources minister Carl Sargeant AM in the Senedd after being alerted to sightings of the wild animals in his constituency. He said: “There have been a number of sightings over the years of big cats in the Welsh countryside, including in Conwy and Denbighshire, with tracks having been found in the snow a few years back in the Clocaenog Forest and a number of farmers having lost livestock mysteriously which show signs of big cat type attacks. “I wonder what research the Welsh Government may have commissioned on the subject of big cats, and the threat that they might pose to native wildlife species.” The Minister said the Welsh Government has not commissioned any work on big cats-READ MORE LINK-

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