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.”