Friday, September 7, 2012

UK Lions...But Not From Essex

"Very few people with an interest in Cryptozoology – the study of unknown animals, but which can also include out of place animals of the exotic kind, too – will have missed the controversy and near-hysteria that accompanied the recent reports of nothing less than a lion on the loose in Essex, England. Of course, the “lion” turned out to be nothing of the sort: almost certainly it was just a large and friendly pet cat of someone living locally. But, this is not the only occasion upon which a lion has reportedly been seen roaming the UK…"

That's how my latest post for Mysterious Universe starts (although, for some odd reason, the two opening words "Very few" are missing!), and which delves into claims of lions roaming the UK that have nothing to do with the story coming out of Essex...

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