Hong Kong’s tigers

Wednesday 22nd February 2023

The Forgotten History of Hong Kong’s Tigers – Sixth Tone

It has been several decades since a tiger was last spotted in Hong Kong. But big cats were far more common in the city — and for far longer — than …
Jonathan Downes
Cryptozoologist, naturalist, musician, singer, composer, poet, novelist and Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology since 1992. Jon was born in Portsmouth in 1959 and spent his infancy in Nigeria and his childhood in Hong Kong. His wife Corinna died of cancer in 2020, leaving him with two stepdaughters and a six year old granddaughter called Evelyn.