Tag: Black Panther

Black panther spotted as logging occurs in eastern Carteret

THEY EXIST !!!

Eyewitness encounter jibes with other credible reports over past decades TOWN OF BEAUFORT – I received a fascinating email Monday morning from Deanna Gillikin. For many years, she has lived adjacent to a dense wooded area, bounded in part by…

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Black panther spotted

GRANTSBORO – Steve Thompson, a new resident of our area, sent me an email last week. You guessed it – Thompson had a quick story to tell: “Last night (June 30) my wife and I saw a very big black…

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‘Prowlers of Pamlico County’ exist

By Ivia Nathaniel NEUSE ROAD – Coming home Wednesday night, Jan. 16, at approximately 7 p.m. on Neuse Road, about 1500 feet from the corner of Scott Town Road, a sleek black long slinky cat sloped across the highway, barely…

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No doubt! I just saw my second panther!

By Kevin Rideout Sr. PAMLICO COUNTY – I know for a fact they live around here. I have lived in Craven County for 38 years and I am a very avid fisherman. In 1984, while fishing was back in Cahougee…

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Mysterious pet could be half black panther

By Mona Lang AURORA — I wish to pass along to readers of The County Compass what has been my experience with regard to the possibility of black panthers in our area.  Although I’ve never told anyone about my belief…

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Most say panthers exist Some recall stranded circus boat

EASTERN N.C. – Last week’s front-page story, which asked for reader feedback about the possibility of black panthers in our area, generated dozens of responses. The Nov. 10 story also featured a photo taken in 2001 by Reelsboro resident, Robert…

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Could this be a black panther?

Several years ago, this reporter wrote a news story about Maureen Bivona’s encounter with what she believed to be a black panther. At the time, Bivona was riding her bike on Janeiro Road near its intersection with Kershaw Road in…

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