The Cellar  

Go Back   The Cellar > Images > Image of the Day

Image of the Day Images that will blow your mind - every day. [Blog] [RSS] [XML]

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 03-29-2018, 12:53 AM   #1
xoxoxoBruce
The future is unwritten
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 61,504
March 29th, 2018 : The Clashindarroch Beast

Damn, that sounds scary… like a Jap monster movie, or a serial killer, or click bait.

Quote:
THEY CALL THEM HIGHLANDS TIGERS. With thick grey stripes and an occasionally vicious nature, just a few hundred Scottish wildcats are thought to remain in the remote pine forests of northern Scotland.


Quote:
The cats are a separate species to Britain’s domestic cats and a comparable size, though around twice as heavy. Once native to the entire United Kingdom, they are believed to have come from the European mainland via the land bridge Doggerland around 12,000 years ago. While in England, Wales, and southern Scotland, these stripy cats were driven to extinction by trappers and hunters, in the Highlands, the BBC reports, they were venerated.
Wait, whoa Nellie, WTF? These “Tigers” are the size of your pussy cat?
I’ve met some feral barn cats that were as nasty as possible but Tiger? Beast? No.

Quote:
“I’ve been fortunate to get footage of quite a few of these ghost cats; there’s about 10 to 15 of them here in the Clashindarroch,” the field worker Kev Bell told the BBC. But this particular animal, nicknamed “The Beast,” was like no other he had seen. “I couldn’t believe my eyes when I first saw this cat, he is enormous, a magnificent animal.”


Quote:
This monstrous wildcat is estimated to be around four feet long. Black and white video footage, taken in the middle of the night, shows it perched on a sloping log, snacking on some mystery substance.
Mystery substance? How about whatever the hell they baited the camera target with.
OK, it’s cool they spotted a “Tiger” almost twice the size of most, but there’s too much hyperbole here, even if it is for a good cause.

link
__________________
Everything is interesting... look closer.
xoxoxoBruce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2018, 11:12 AM   #2
Diaphone Jim
Operations Operative
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 619
Two fingers of the Clashindarroch with a splash, if you would Jeeves.
Diaphone Jim is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:12 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.