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Mystery big cat spotted in Derry

A large cat described as resembling a panther has been spotted in Co Londonderry.

The mystery animal was spotted in a field near Burnfoot on Saturday by a man who said he had “no doubt what it was” due to its size, colour and movements”.

The man, who declined to be named, said: “The way it was walking you would have known it was a cat

“It was pure black and it was striding along the hedge. Dogs run and ponies trot. This was a cat.”

Belfast Telegraph