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Are black panthers dangerous to humans?

Background “Black panthers” normally refers to melanistic leopards. These are leopards that are born black (dark charcoal) because of a genetic mutation. They are called melanistic leopards. I’m referring to the common leopard. Although the term “black panther” can also refer to other big cats black pumas or jaguars. The black jaguar is frequently referred …

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Mngwa cat

Apparently the Mngwa cat or Nunda has been featured in African native songs for over 800 years and some still believe that this mythical cat survives in remote corners of the coastal forests of Tanzania. ‘Nunda’ means ‘the strange one’. This huge, ferocious cat is grey-striped (or black). It is widely feared because of nighttime …

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