Readers of this blog will know that we have a keen interest in ‘Big Cats’ and their (alleged) presence in our countryside.

To add a little fuel to the fire of this debate, researchers have found a stuffed Big Cat in the Bristol Museum. It turns out that this cat is of Canadian origin and was probably an exhibit or pet, before escaping and going on to be the ‘Beast of Devon’ – before being shot that is.

There are a number of media reports on this development, and no doubt it will help keep the debate going as to our current big cat population…

BBC Radio 4 audio clipBBC News, The Telegraph, eSCienceNews

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