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Video of a Black Panther in an Indian forest goes viral

By Gitanjali Mangal -- October 29th 2020 07:03 PM -- Updated: October 29th 2020 07:08 PM

A video of a black panther roaming in a forest has gone viral. The video was filmed somewhere in India, the exact location has not been disclosed.

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The clip was shared on Twitter by Indian Forest Service officer, Parveen Kaswan, who said it was forwarded to him by staff at the forest. Mr Kaswan refrained to tell the exact location of the black panther, possibly to prevent poachers from reaching the spot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMi5uxhJYdc&feature=youtu.be

 

According to National Geographic, the term "black panther" is an umbrella term which refers to the 14 species of wildcat that can have melanism,. The term is most commonly applied to melanistic leopards.

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