Big cats in the WestCountry

Thursday 1st June 2023

“We have big cats in the West Country – and have to learn to live with them” – Bristol Live

Farmers, dog walkers and train conductors have all retold their accounts of the moment they claim to have spotted a big cat roaming the West ..
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.