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Saturday, 22 September 2012
News Clipping: Dorset's big cat riddle
Sightings of mysterious big cats in Dorset have sparked intense debate in recent years. Many are convinced that here are panthers roaming the countryside
while others maintain that with no conclusive proof of their existence
that it is highly unlikely they exist in the wild. There have, however, been numerous reported sightings in recent years. According to figures obtained by the Echo, a total of 53 people have
made emergency calls to report their wild cat encounters since 2006.