The Scotsman informs us that big cat sightings in Scotland,
non-native beasties such as pumas, panthers and lynxes are
confidently expected to pass the 1,000 mark later this year.
"Scottish Big Cats believes there is now overwhelming anecdotal evidence to warrant a programme of properly funded research of the subject. The group has embarked on a limited amount of DNA-based testing to try to identify cat types, to establish the size of populations in specific areas, and to determine whether the animals are breeding or inter-breeding with other species."
No wonder there was serious thought some time ago to reintroducing the Wolf to Jocko-Gillie land. Since ye cannae hunt nae more north of the border, something's got to eat these beasties.
Chad Dimpler 7:01 PM
10 th September 2002
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