The bleak, windswept uplands of Bodmin Moor cover about 80 square miles of Cornwall in southwestern Britain. People who live near the Moor report that a big cat is wandering, killing sheep and terrifying those who come across it. But does the famous “Beast of Bodmin” actually exist?
Undoubtedly sheep have been killed, torn to pieces by some savage animal, and eerie screams and calls echo over the Moor that are quite unlike those made by any local animals. But hoaxers are known to be at work up on the Moor. So what is the truth?
In this book cryptid expert Larry Jaffer reviews the evidence for this mysterious beast and comes to some surprising conclusions, based partly on his own visit to the mysterious moor.
Cryptids are animals, or plants, which are believed by some people to exist, but which have not been accepted as real by the wider scientific community. These cryptids are animals which have been seen, and sometimes photographed, but for which no definitive evidence has been This series of Cryptid Casebooks explores the world of the cryptids.
About the Author
Larry Jaffer has long had an interest in the fortean mysteries that surround us. He grew up ion the Surrey when the Surrey Puma hit the headlines, and went out in search of that elusive beast - without success. Since then he has researched a myriad of other cryptids, including Sasquatch, the sea serpent, the Beast of Bodmin and others. He has also investigated UFO sightings and tracked down numerous ghosts and poltergeists. He has a voluminous archive of witness interviews, photos and other data to back up his writings on the subjects of the unusual, paranormal and downright odd.