Tag: Louisiana

Black panther hoax picture is getting around

The Louisiana wildlife department warns people that there are black panther hoaxes going around. We already knew that… La. Wildlife and Fisheries: No, there are no black panthers in Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning people to be skeptical of posts on Facebook and other social media that claim to show…

Ghost hunting group destroys historic mansion

7 arrested after fire destroys LeBeau Plantation – FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans. Seven people have been arrested in connection with a fire that destroyed the LeBeau Plantation house in St. Bernard Parish. Sheriff Jimmy Pohlmann said the suspects are believed to have been smoking marijuana and drinking in the vacant house when the fire…

Trail cam chupie is IDed as coyote

A strange photo is identified Trail Cam Photo: Chupacabra? Nope, Mangy Coyote | Outdoor Life. Our buddies at LouisianaSportsman.com had this trail camera photo posted to their site earlier this month. The shot was taken about three miles east of Toledo Bend lake in Louisiana. Immediately readers guessed the strange-looking creature was a hyena, a…

Big black cat caught on film in Louisiana (UPDATE: not a panther)

Originally published on July 5, 2013, see the update to this story below. This is our second black panther story of the day. What’s going on!? This one, however, is impressive and I would really like to see followup on this. Family spots possible panther – Acadiana’s Multi-Media News Station. Thursday night, at around 7:30,…

Nature strikes even indoors – Woman hit by lightning, twice

A very frightening and strange event. Lightning strikes woman inside supermarket | HoumaToday.com. Brooks was struck by lightning Monday in the checkout line of Rouses. As she stood next to the register buying milk and cereal, Brooks saw a flash and heard a loud crash. “But I didn’t realize it was over me,” she said…

‘Black panther’ was a regular cat

Reported ‘black panther’ was a regular cat – UPI.com. A Louisiana wildlife official said a “black panther” reported near an office building outside of Covington was actually a domesticated cat. Maria Davidson, who manages the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries large carnivore program, said the feline, which was photographed Wednesday and reported to the…