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Is something is stalking you in Sydney?

a cow is standing in the grass

Something evil has been stalking the western suburbs of Sydney and Blue Mountains for close to 80 years. Reports of big cats that shred livestock and kill pets have been around since the 1930s, with at least 600 reported sightings in the past two decades alone. While the puma-sized creatures proved elusive during several government inquiries, theories abound as to what they might be. Some say they are a secret “marsupial cat” yet to be classified, others suggest escaped circus animals that have mutated into giant feline killers. Once the area was home The African Lion Safari, a wildlife park that opened in 1968. It operated near Warragamba on the outskirts of Sydney until 1991. On 7 August 1995, several lionesses escaped from the park, roamed the nearby townships of Warragamba and Silverdale. Maybe something else escaped before? The truth is out there…. somewhere.

 

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PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Telegraph

 

a cow grazing on a dry grass field a man holding a cat