Large black cat on Ballarat plains

Wednesday 1st May 2024

Victorian prospector captures footage of large black cat on Ballarat plains |

An Aussie prospector has captured compelling footage of what appears to be a giant black catbounding across a rural field.
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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.