Tag: melanistic

Rare black bobcat confirmed in Canada

A mysterious photo appeared on Facebook showing what looked to be a solid black bobcat caught in a snare and dispatched by a trapper. The photo came with no hints of time, place or other details and was being posted in various places disconnected from a source. You could not see the hands of the…

Florida panther sighted in the Everglades, deceptively dark

Very dark Florida panther sighted. Timeline Photos – Everglades National Park. On November 9th at 3:00 pm, park visitor Judith Haseitel was lucky enough to see a critically endangered Florida Panther while driving through Everglades National Park. The photos make it look unusually dark. But there has never been a documented melanistic puma/cougar. Therefore, it’s…