The increasing number of big cat reports in the state coincides with the return of the bobcat to Kentucky’s landscape. Bobcats, which were considered rare as late as 1974, have increased in range and abundance throughout Kentucky. They are now found in every county in the state.
Do alligators live in Kentucky?
It is well-known that alligators simply can’t live as far north as Kentucky. Another alligator in Kentucky was spotted in a small pond 140 miles away from this gator in Corbin, Kentucky just a few weeks before.
Are Tigers a good pet?
No. By the time a tiger is six months old, it’s already dangerous. After a year, it will be three-quarters grown and, however cute, potentially lethal. Ming, the 20-month-old Bengal-Siberian tiger kept (illegally) as a pet in a New York apartment, was already a hefty 29 stone when he mauled his owner last week.
What states is it legal to own a monkey?
No Monkeys Allowed. In 2012, 19 states had outright bans on private monkey ownership. They are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont and Wyoming.
What is the predator of a sloth?
“Despite sloths’ apparent defenselessness, predators do not pose special problems: sloths blend in with the trees and, moving only slowly, do not attract attention. Only during their infrequent visits to ground level do they become vulnerable. The main predators of sloths are the jaguar, the harpy eagle, and humans.
What do sloths do for fun?
Some two-toed sloths also eat insects, small reptiles, and birds. The slow-movement and unique thick fur of the sloth make it a great habitat for other creatures such as moths, beetles, cockroaches, fungi, and algae. In fact, this green colored algae provides a camouflage so sloths can avoid predators.