Search on for puma.
A PUMA was being hunted last night after it escaped from its owner.
The big cat was first spotted wandering along the north Antrim coast around 6pm.
Police and members of the USPCA were searching the areas around Portrush, Portballintrae and Bushmills.
Inspector Milne Roundtree issued a public warning not to approach the puma. A PSNI marksman was on standby to shoot the animal.
David Wilson from the USPCA said experts from Benvardin, near Ballymoney were also called in.
It is believed the animal escaped from a private collection.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Aug 9, 2003|
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