Melanistic Leopard Cat

In continuance to yesterday’s news of the rare find of Melanistic Leopard Cat, TOI today reported its find and published the image captured by camera traps in the Sunderbans. Bengal Forest Officials had sent the two picturs taken by camera traps to the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) three days ago and got a reply on Monday morning.

WII senior scientist Y V Jhala said that “Such a cat has never been photo captured anywhere in the world.

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