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A Black Panther on the Loose in Switzerland

It has been a good week for the Swiss boulevard press. Because how often does it happen that a black panther is on the loose, terrorizing a country as small as Switzerland? Or is it?

Swiss Black Panther in Bern - Blick

Numerous eyewitness reports and an equally high number of news articles later, the Black Panther of Switzerland has still managed to avoid people's smartphone cameras. On top of this, the traps which were set to capture the beast became house to smaller forest animals instead.

In order to help animal rescue squats locate the Black Panther of Switzerland, we have brainstormed about some possible hiding spots along his trail:

Lion Monument in Lucerne

Swiss Black Panther at Lucerne's Lion Monument

PUMA Store in Zürich

Swiss Black Panther at Zurich Puma Store

The Fountain at Badstrasse in Zürich

Swiss Black Panther at Zurich Fountain

At Gornergrat in Zermatt

Swiss Black Panther at Gornetgrat in Zermatt

Dimitri Burkhard

As the founder, editor, and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of Swiss Travel Communicators. Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.


  • This made me laugh out loud! Moving to Zurich in a few weeks and have just come across Newly Swissed. This blog has really my nerves and I’m really looking forward to the move now (aside from the thought of a panther on the loose!).

    • Welcome to Newly Swissed, Roisin! We’re glad that you’re on board and we’re looking forward to helping make your transition into Swiss society a smooth one! :-)

Dimitri Burkhard

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