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Big cat sightings are on the rise in the UK


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#1    UM-Bot

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 04:22 PM

Evidence suggests that the 'Beast of Bodmin' is not only surviving but thriving in the wilds of Britain.

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A 19-year-old student this week caught on camera the strongest indication yet that alien big cats, such as pumas and panthers, are continuing to survive in the British countryside.

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 04:31 PM

Henry Warren, 19, was taking pictures in fields near his home in Gwinear, west Cornwall, when a huge cat like creature leapt out in front of him.


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Posted 27 July 2014 - 04:42 PM

Its hard to judge size from that picture,I think it looks more like a fox to me


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Posted 27 July 2014 - 04:43 PM

What are they eating?


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Posted 27 July 2014 - 04:45 PM

Untill people are being dragged from their bicycles and eaten on the verge, there isnt much to worry about


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Posted 27 July 2014 - 05:11 PM

View Postkapow53, on 27 July 2014 - 04:43 PM, said:

What are they eating?

A cougar in the Americas eats anything it can overpower: mice, rats, rabbits, raccoons, possums, deer, any number of bird species including domestic fowl, also they will take young cattle, sheep, goats, and on very rare occasions have been known to kill humans. The latter probably sick or starving animals as they generally avoid human contact.

Many big cats are opportunists, England has lots of exotic waterfowl like Canadian and Egyptian Geese and native ducks, rabbits, deer and so forth. It is also heavily wooded and sparsely populated in certain areas.

My objection to big cats being in England is the same one I use against Bigfoot in the States: by now a big cat would have likely been killed by a car; they are killed by cars in the U.S. even though some, like the Florida Panther are very rare. The automobile has proven to be their top "predator," sad to say.


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Posted 27 July 2014 - 05:12 PM

View Postkapow53, on 27 July 2014 - 04:43 PM, said:

What are they eating?

Big mice?


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Posted 27 July 2014 - 06:32 PM

Meh looks like a fox


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Posted 27 July 2014 - 07:13 PM

Having an experience not a clear sighting of what I believe was a big cat I am not surprised.

I can't be sure what it was, all I can say is it circled my partner and I with two big Boxer dogs and wasn't afraid. It was no dog/fox or domestic cat.  

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 07:43 PM

looks like a fox judging by the jawline...BUT foxes look like they have fatter bushier tails than in his pictures.. so a would say its the littlest hobo..


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Posted 27 July 2014 - 08:42 PM

Grass doesn't look that long, so not a particularly large animal; if he "rattled off several frames" why do we only get two crops of one frame?

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 08:46 PM

I see a cat with a long tail.  Most likely just a large house cat playing in the field.


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Posted 27 July 2014 - 09:36 PM

Not a fox, but can be a domestic cat, there are bigger species of those (maincoon etc)...


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Posted 28 July 2014 - 02:05 AM

Big cats are the UK equivalent of Bigfoot in the US. People have been claiming them for years, but not a shred of scientific evidence to support the claims. As with Bigfoot, The longer we go without evidence, the less likely it is that they exist.


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Posted 28 July 2014 - 04:18 AM

I had a cougar reported just one or two hundred meters from my house last week. I'm pretty familiar with what they look like, and that does not scream "Cougar" to me. It looks like a fox to me.

Doing a quick google image search it appears to me that from the leg position it could be a fox, or a cougar.

The snout on the Bodmin Beast looks a tad too long to be a cougar.

Edited by DieChecker, 28 July 2014 - 04:21 AM.

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