In Africa and Asia, leopards and black panthers are the same animal. Black panthers’ spots blend in with the rest of their coat. But when a team of researchers used a simple hack to modify field cameras, the spots on black panthers were suddenly revealed.
Leopards often pounce on their unsuspecting prey from trees. But as a group of tourists visiting Botswana recently found out, these brazen felines are capable of launching their attacks from remarkable heights. Either that, or this leopard is completely nuts.
It was a battle that raged for nearly a half-hour. A 56-year-old Indian woman — armed with only farm tools — is now recovering in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her.
Xavier Hubert-Brierre and Michel Guiss Djomou set up a mirror and a hidden camera near Nyonié in Gabon, filming the local fauna's reactions to seeing their reflections. These two leopard approach the mirror with kitty curiosity, testing out its properties in unwittingly adorable fashion.
The animal kingdom is completely unforgiving. This footage of a leopard inadvertently getting Ultimate Warrior on an unsuspecting impala further reinforces this stark reality. The only scene that could match this is a gorilla with a basking shark in a headlock. They are natural nemeses, after all.
Whenever we turn on the news, we're treated to statistics about things there seem to be no way of verifying. How many people has the average person slept with? How many crimes has the average person committed? The numbers quoted are often the result of surveys. In a survey, there's nothing to keep people honest,…