Karnataka: A photographer couple were lucky enough to get the sight of rarely seen black panther in the dense forests of Nagarhole tiger resereve in Karnataka.
We are familiar by the name ‘Bagheera’, has been found by the couple while it was mating with a leopard on a tree. The couple said that the mating lasted for 20 minutes.
According to the news reported in the Times of India, the couple Sheshadri Vasan and Geetha Srinivasa, told that “We had been hearing about the animal’s movement in the forest. We missed sighting him earlier by a few seconds or had seen him perched very far on a branch. Having no expectations of sighting a big cat, all of a sudden, we spotted the black panther sitting beside the forest track recently.”
Black Panther prefers to live in dense forests where there is less sunlight penetration and there is ample food and safety for it.