Another report of an out-of-place alligator? Image.
According to urban myth, before Hurricane Katrina, a man owned two panthers — one brown and one black. When the deluge came, he let the beasts loose and for the past five years they’ve been out in the marshes. The two “cat” photos taken.
National Geographic News tries to set the record straight. Images.
”They said it was much larger than a house cat and looked more like a black panther,” officials said.
Many sheep have lately been devoured in the locality and the depredations are attributed to the “What-Is-It.”
Officials never learned where some of these animals came from. Images.
People seeing the invaders are encouraged to take a photo and report their sightings. Images.
What else is out there? Image.
There’s been an explosion of sightings, finds, and discussions of out-of-place alligators in 2010. Image.