Report from Brian Godwin
August 1976, Ballgeich Hill, Eastwood.
By August 1975 the sightings in the Glasgow area numbered over ahundred, including about twenty from policemen. John Stewart, a farmer at Ballgeich Hill 8 miles south of the city, found five dead geese on his land. Each had 1 1/2 deep puncture marks on the body about 4 - 5 in apart. The 6 ft wire fence of the enclosure had been ripped apart and an Alsation was covering nearby. Richard O'Grady, a director of Calderpark Zoo, identified large tracks found nearby as cat-like; he also felt that the puncture marks on the geese were consistent with an attack by a large puma-like predator.
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