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Did a 13 year old country boy find newborn panther cubs in the Australian bush? When Ben discovered three unidentified newborn creatures high up in a Willow Tree when he was a thirteen year old kid, the mystery would haunt him for the rest of his life. Ben, now a grown man with a family finally wants to go on an investigative journey and find out more about the mystery panther sightings which have been reported across Australia since the early 1800's. Ben will speak with experts, zoologists, witnesses, skeptics and historians to uncover some of the theories as to how these large cats may have come to be on our shores. The only species of cat meant to be in Australia is the introduced felis catus (house cat). So what are thousands of people seeing? And why have we yet to get any definitive proof? Regardless of what you believe you might just change your mind. Come on this wild ride with us you will truly be amazed.

Missing Panther Ben Beed

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 57 Ratings

Did a 13 year old country boy find newborn panther cubs in the Australian bush? When Ben discovered three unidentified newborn creatures high up in a Willow Tree when he was a thirteen year old kid, the mystery would haunt him for the rest of his life. Ben, now a grown man with a family finally wants to go on an investigative journey and find out more about the mystery panther sightings which have been reported across Australia since the early 1800's. Ben will speak with experts, zoologists, witnesses, skeptics and historians to uncover some of the theories as to how these large cats may have come to be on our shores. The only species of cat meant to be in Australia is the introduced felis catus (house cat). So what are thousands of people seeing? And why have we yet to get any definitive proof? Regardless of what you believe you might just change your mind. Come on this wild ride with us you will truly be amazed.

    Episode 5 - The Hawkesbury Files

    Episode 5 - The Hawkesbury Files

    Every time Ben records an interview for a big cat sighting they go into location folders. One folder was filling up quite fast.... The Hawkesbury Files. Find out why.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 4 - The Fugitives

    Episode 4 - The Fugitives

    Is it possible that big cats may have escaped from zoos and or circuses across Australia? Ben takes a look at a few stories which may help us understand the possibilities of what can go wrong in order for panthers or big cats to get to the other side of...

    • 55 min
    Episode 3 - Stock Kills

    Episode 3 - Stock Kills

    Ben goes looking for farmers who have experienced stock losses to unknown creatures. What he finds is quite incredible. Experts saying nothing. Highly respected government officials gagged from telling the truth about what was killing stock across the...

    • 56 min
    Episode 2 - The U.S Mascots

    Episode 2 - The U.S Mascots

    Did USA servicemen really smuggle puma cubs into Australia in WW2?

    • 50 min
    Missing Panther - Trailer

    Missing Panther - Trailer

    A quick look into Missing Panther

    • 1 min
    Episode 1 - The Lithgow Panther

    Episode 1 - The Lithgow Panther

    A search for the Lithgow Panther

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

WeWantChilliWilly ,

Missing Panther Review

Very well researched with excellent evidence of people with lived experiences. The series is paced well and the narrators tone makes the listening enjoyable for any level and you can come in at any point of the series.
This is one of the better examples of collating information on this topic (including web based) and I wouldn’t be surprised if it is used for future research purposes. Highly recommended.

Hlt2020 ,

Evidence speaks for itself

Very well put together, all the jigsaw pieces coming together, I have spoken to many clients over the years and many have seen them, including a young woman I treated for back pain who said she had an up and close experiance with a black leopard in the grossvale area NSW while camping along the river, she never told anyone because of thinking people would not believe her. There are Mountain Lions, leopards, and people even seeing Lynxes including my son. Looking forward to more experiences, evidently buderim qld is another hot spot, people have seen mountain lions there and in the swamp lands of redcliffe.

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New obsession.

So good. Can’t wait for the next instalment.

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