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'Big cat' spotted in Somerset, UK.

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posted on May, 17 2017 @ 04:07 AM
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a reply to: Jimmycrackerson3

What a stupid comment




posted on May, 19 2017 @ 06:57 PM
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The more I look at it...

My first gut was a Jaguar...

Then I definitely thought it was a bear..

But now Im back to it definitely being a Jaguar. Ive seen black Jaguars in person, and thats exactly what this looks like. A very well fed older adult Black Jaguar.

wallpapercave.com...
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posted on May, 19 2017 @ 10:47 PM
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a reply to: Lucidparadox

That's interesting. For some reason I pictured them as a sleeker cat.



posted on May, 20 2017 @ 12:13 AM
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originally posted by: Night Star
a reply to: Lucidparadox

That's interesting. For some reason I pictured them as a sleeker cat.



They are when they are naturally in the wild

Black Jaguars bred in captivity however get fat. So its easy to see one being a private pet in the UK, then getting released and looking fat.



posted on May, 20 2017 @ 04:02 PM
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a reply to: Lucidparadox

Yes, I can certainly see your point.

It is a shame if it was someone's pet and they just decided to get rid of it like that and set it free to fend for itself. Most exotic pet owners make sure that their animals have plenty of space and make their habitats as natural to their place of origin as possible. They care a great deal and go to great expense to make them happy and comfortable.

There are too many people who buy a wildcat thinking it's cool and will be fun and then realize it costs a fortune to feed and care for them, get tired of the responsibility and just let them go.


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posted on May, 20 2017 @ 06:04 PM
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a reply to: Night Star

I agree in principle, but I'm pretty sure a big cat could survive and have a good life in the wild here.
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posted on May, 20 2017 @ 06:12 PM
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Yeah true. Just a shame when people abandon their pets. Poor big cat might be wondering where his family went or why they left him. We have no idea of knowing exactly what happened. I just hope no one shoots the poor thing.



This is a bobcat, one of a number of wildcats an online friend had. He is sitting at the kitchen table. LOL
He has a lot of land and his cats have plenty of room to roam around, are well fed and looked after by a vet. I think they are all rescues.




posted on May, 20 2017 @ 06:44 PM
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a reply to: Night Star

Thats so cute


I love all cats. My "spirit animal" / protector spirit is actually a Siberian Tiger (the biggest species of cat), and I love watching cat-rescue sanctuary videos. There's one in particular in Mexico where they are very well looked after. It's called the Black Jaguar White Tiger foundation. They have a couple of Black Jaguars, who I have seen almost daily updates about in my newsfeed, so Im pretty certain the animal in the OP is a Jaguar. They also have a few Siberian Tigers, Asian tigers, Lions and more. Mexico (and probably all of latin america) has a very bad illegal big-cat situation going on, and I wouldn't be surprised if we hear stories of non-native big cat sightings more frequently in the wild there too.



posted on May, 20 2017 @ 11:55 PM
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a reply to: 0racle

That lone jaguar must be lonely. I wonder if someone had it when it was young and if it is somewhat domesticated.







posted on May, 21 2017 @ 02:06 AM
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Hmm, you've made me think ... it's actually unusual for wild big cats to show themselves like this... perhaps this one is missing it's humans ... It does kind of look like it wants to be seen by this family. Just as likely doesn't care though and has a jaguar family of its own based on some of the stories ive read about in this thread lol



posted on May, 21 2017 @ 12:56 PM
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My mind's telling me. For all these stories and sightings there must be grain of truth and this pic might be the evidence




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