Animal on the loose in Texas is a bobcat, not a tiger

There's a difference.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Nov 2, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 5:20 pm CDT

Panic struck the city of Rowlett, Texas, on Monday afternoon following reports of a tiger on the loose in the area.

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But officials soon clarified their story. In a shocking twist, the feline creature skulking around Rowlett was revealed to be a bobcat—not a tiger.

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Once again, the animal appears to be, rather than a tiger, a bobcat. Stay safe, and we’ll check in the next time someone makes this mistake.

Photo via Keith Kissel/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Nov 2, 2015, 5:06 pm CST