"In a statement late on Sunday, the council said Lillith was "not afraid of humans" and had entered a populated area, and the shooting had been approved by the police, Welsh government and chief veterinary officer for Wales.
A council spokeswoman said: "It was not possible to assess the condition or temperament of the lynx but there were concerns about its likely behavioural response if it was startled or inadvertently confronted by a member of the public, especially by a young child."Well, yes, sad, but animals are unpredictable, and no-one had any reason to thi...
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"When we got there the caravan was boarded in on three sides with decking and all we had to do was sling a net across the back and we would have had her trapped," a park spokesman said on Saturday.
"Unfortunately, one of the officials insisted that he needed to photograph her and make a positive ID before we were allowed close.
"He slipped and fell going up the bank which startled her, causing her to run past him and off across the fields."Perhaps she realised public sector employees are bitter & foul-tasting, unlike plump Welsh kiddiewinks?