A FARMER says he has lost ten sheep to what he believes is a big cat stalking the mountains of Snowdonia.
The farmer says he has found sheep with distinctive puncture wounds to the neck on land near Beddgelert in Gwynedd – and the mystery creature has often returned to claim its prey.
The land where the sheep have been killed
Not wanting to reveal the location for fear of people taking guns or dogs into the remote countryside, he said: “Since I took my sheep to the ground in July, I’ve had about ten sheep killed. They’ve all been killed with a single bite to the back of the neck.
“I went there on Sunday and found three Welsh Black sheep, which are pretty quick and lively, you wouldn’t catch them. They had been driven into a corner and the three had been killed with a single bite. I’ve been on farms all my life, I’ve seen dog attacks, and its not a dog. I’ve seen badger attacks that have taken baby lambs, I’ve…