Panther Spotted in Manchester!

This year continues to be a big one for “mysterious cat” sightings.  The latest occurred in Golborne, a borough of Greater Manchester in the UK.  And this time in addition to sightings mutilated swans were found.  From the police’s official statement:

On Friday, February 11, police were called to Golborne Road, Wigan, following reports two lambs had been found dead.

At just after 10am on Sunday, February 13, police were called to the Three Sisters Recreation area following reports three swans had been found dead.

Officers from the Ashton-in-Makerfield Neighbourhood Policing Team, the Hindley Neighbourhood Policing Team and the division’s wildlife crime officer are supporting inquiries being made by the Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust Ranger Service.

Although the local officials believe it may be a fox or other local animal.  Many in the area believe it to be one of the mysterious black cats rumored to roam the UK.


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