Beast of Byron Street

Friday 20th January 2023

Big cat fears saw Dundonians vow to shoot the ‘Beast of Byron Street’ – The Courier

An increase of big cat sightings around Dundee in the 1980s had some residents vowing to “borrow a gun” to allay fears.
Jonathan Downes
Cryptozoologist, naturalist, musician, singer, composer, poet, novelist and Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology since 1992. Jon was born in Portsmouth in 1959 and spent his infancy in Nigeria and his childhood in Hong Kong. His wife Corinna died of cancer in 2020, leaving him with two stepdaughters and a six year old granddaughter called Evelyn.