Big cat sightings around the Welsh countryside have been laid bare in new police figures revealing officers have been alerted to 17 reports in the past three years alone.

The figure – which only covers the Gwent and South Wales force areas – was among 102 such reports of black panther-like creatures spotted across the UK since 2011.

But experts claim these reports of panther-like creatures are just the tip of the iceberg.

Reported by Wales Online. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.