Death of rare black tiger

Thursday 4th May 2023

Death of rare black tiger in Odisha’s Similipal Tiger Reserve will have big impact on population

The rare melanistic tigers with distinctive dark stripe patterns are Bengal big cats with a gene mutation. They are only found in the Simlipal¬†…
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.