Australia's number one black panther sightings podcast
When Ben discovered three unidentified newborn creatures high up in a Willow Tree when he was a thirteen year old kid, the mystery would haunt him for the rest of his life. Ben, now a grown man with a family finally wants to go on an investigative journey and find out more about the mystery panther sightings which have been reported across Australia since the early 1800's. Ben will speak with experts, zoologists, witnesses, skeptics and historians to uncover some of the theories as to how these large cats may have come to be on our shores. The only species of cat meant to be in Australia is the introduced feral cat Felis catus . So what are thousands of people seeing? And why have we yet to get any definitive proof? Regardless of what you believe you might just change your mind. Come on this wild ride with us you will truly be amazed.
Whether you've seen it first hand, lost livestock to an unknown creature or even think you know how the panthers may have come here, we want to talk. If you feel strongly about it being a myth then we'd also like to hear why. Email us with your story and we'll be in touch. Investigating big cat sightings today
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Mike Williams and Rebecca Lang are authors of Australia's Big cat bible, 'Australian Big Cats - An Unnatural History of Panthers'. Go to link below to check out their research and where you can purchase a copy. This book helped me kick start my podcasting journey in a big way. A must read!! Mike has also been a great help for me behind the scenes of Missing Panther as both of our journeys chasing the big cat phenomena have been similar in many ways.
A cult classic and must buy for anyone interested in big cats stories in Western Australia. Written by the late David O'Reilly a political journalist for The Australian newspaper who reported on the WA big cat mystery on a slow news week. Once a skeptic but changed his view when he went on an investigation unparalleled by any other journalist to this day.
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Sarah Alsop is one of the very few people still hard at it in the fields of Victoria. When she gets a sighting close by she'll finish her shift, grab a coffee and be in her Nissan Patrol till the late hours searching. It's what she does. With trail cameras in strategic locations surrounding the Otways, Grampians and Pyrenees, she may just be the one who gets that clear photo we all seek. Go to her Facebook page 'Strange Creatures of Victoria' and join to follow her journey. Link Below.
Real stories by real people . Have you ever experienced something that can’t be explained? Believe is a podcast where witnesses of the strange and unexplained can share their stories and encounters. Join host Kade Moir for terrifying interviews with every day Australians who have witnessed UFO’s, Bigfoot, Ghosts, Paranormal Experiences and everything in between.
Yarra Valley Big Cat Beer are great friends of Missing Panther and it just happens to be a fantastic drop. Support Aussie, support local. Get stuck into it.
Please tune into Rick Minter's extremely well informed podcast on big cats in the UK.
Lyn Hancock is a dynamic, award-winning writer and photographer, a highly-recommended, captivating speaker, an inspiring, widely-experienced teacher, and in the words of a spokesman for one education board, “an extraordinary person.” The New York Times added that she has “enough energy and exuberance to light up the streets of New York.”
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Simon Townsend and John Turner have been researching big cat phenomena in Victoria for a long time. Check out some of their research and pics.