Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Big Cat in Cornwall?

bigcat1
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

4:15pm 8th March 2012

Paws for thought in Cornwall.

Experts think a skeleton found in ponds near St Austell could be a big cat, like a cougar.

The skull, teeth and spine were discovered at Par.

A vet says more tests are needed.

Danny Bamping from British Big Cats reckons it looks more like a badger or an otter, BUT, "Certainly there's enough evidence to suggest that there are definitely big cats out there and have been for a long time. I think the ultimate question is, are they breeding? Are they sustaining themselves or are they just isolated around the country?

"Even though the Loch Ness Monster doesn't exist and is much less likely to exist than these big cats, it's actually protected under European law. Whereas these cats, even though they're out there and they're very real, they're not protected at all and that's what we're trying to do".

4:15pm 8th March 2012

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
abuse rape depression

WATCH: West Cornwall Mum Felt 'Sick And Threatened' By Stalker

It comes as police will get new powers to order suspects to stay away

speed car

PHOTOS: Driver With Five Year Old Passenger Clocks 99mph In Cornwall

Police in the Duchy and Devon reveal results of Operation Vortex

Most read
coastguard helicopter

UPDATE: Woman Pulled From The Sea At Polzeath

She was airlifted to Treliske on Sunday but doctors could not save her

will young

WATCH: Bodmin's Will Young "Declines" Strictly Group Dance

Singer has apparently refused to appear on the final show

Top articles

BREAKING: Treliske On Highest Possible Alert

Cornwall News: But officials hope a new system could help ease pressure on A&E

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Theresa May's away, so who was that at PMQs?

National News: While Theresa May was in Bahrain to "turbo-charge" the UK's trade relationship in the Gulf, and with no Deputy PM to call on, she asked the Leader of the House of Commons to step in for during PMQs.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015

Business Cornwall News: Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.

Herrera and Gaultier line up to dress Melania Trump

Showbiz News: Carolina Herrera is the latest famed designer to offer her services to dress Melania Trump as the future first lady of the US.

Herrera and Gaultier line up to dress Melania Trump

World News: Carolina Herrera is the latest famed designer to offer her services to dress Melania Trump as the future first lady of the US.

Airline boss questioned over Chapecoense crash in Colombia

Sports News: The head of the airline whose plane crashed in Colombia, killing 19 members of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense, has been detained by prosecutors for questioning.

Passport photo-checking service tells Asian man to open eyes

Strange News: A New Zealand man had his passport photograph rejected because facial recognition software thought his eyes were closed. 

Newer article

Abandoned Horse Numbers Rise

Cornwall News: RSPCA in the south-west issues an urgent plea

Older article

Remploy Jobs Fight

Cornwall News: More than thirty disabled workers in Penzance are under threat

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate 2Escape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.

Close

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.