Multidisciplinary investigation of a ‘British big cat’: a lynx killed in southern England c. 1903

  title={Multidisciplinary investigation of a ‘British big cat’: a lynx killed in southern England c. 1903},
  author={M. Blake and D. Naish and G. Larson and Charlotte L King and G. Nowell and Manabu Sakamoto and Ross Barnett},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  pages={441 - 448}
  • M. Blake, D. Naish, +4 authors Ross Barnett
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • Historical Biology
  • The alleged presence of non-native felid species in the British countryside – popularly, though in part erroneously, known as ‘British big cats’ or ‘alien big cats’ – is a long-standing and controversial topic, perennially of interest to both the mass media and amateur naturalists, and with little apparent acceptance from the technical zoological community. Nevertheless, a number of carcasses and captured live specimens have demonstrated the occasional presence within the region of escapees… CONTINUE READING


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