Hong Kong 'tiger' scare after feline sighting

Hong Kong 'tiger' scare after feline sighting

Hong Kong's authorities have searched a country park after receiving a call from a couple who claimed to have spotted a tiger in the area.
However police found no trace of the animal, which was described as yellow and 90cm (3ft) long. It is now thought the couple may have seen a leopard cat.
Experts say tigers have not been seen in Hong Kong for more than 50 years.
Leopard cats, which can grow up to about 70cm in length, are found in parts of Asia including China.
The couple called the police on Tuesday morning after they saw the animal on Ma On Shan Country Park. They were escorted... read more

6 March 2018 in World News, Views: 38
Source: BBC

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