Big cat stalking Sydney may be no urban myth
Some say they’ve seen wild black panthers in the Sydney suburbs, but others claim it’s just feral cats with really, really thick coats.
Ghost cat sightings give residents pause
A similar story in Virginia (strangely reported only in a newspaper from Alberta). In this case, it’s cougars, and the doubters say they’re just bobcats or large dogs.
Big cats find sanctuary in Tampa
Whatever those animals are, they’re very different from the animals at Big Cat Rescue in Florida, all of whom were born in captivity and rescued from roadside zoos, basements, and backyards.
(That photo at the top is by Taryn Simon, and it’s a favorite of mine. It’s of Kenny, a retarded white tiger. White tigers don’t naturally occur in the wild, and must be bred. Years and years of inbreeding led to Kenny’s retardation. Check out Kenny and Taryn’s other photographs here.)