A cougar has over 80 different names including: mountain lion, panther and puma! animals.howstuffworks.com…
Zoologist Francis Buckland kept the remains of a cat under his bed at Winchester College, dug up and ate a dead panther from a zoo (declaring the meat "not very good"), and took his pet bear Tigleth Pileser to a meeting at Oxford University dressed in a cap and gown. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
The pink panther cartoon show was created due to the success of the character in the opening credits of The pink Panther films en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
Ted Williams, baseball hall of famer, last to hit .400 in a season, flew fighter jets in the Korean War. He survived a belly landing that enflamed his F9F Panther, and half of his missions he flew as John Glenn’s (first American to orbit earth) wingman. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted…
Panthers are not their own species, but rather " melanistic colour variant of any Panthera, particularly of the leopard (P. pardus) in Asia and Africa, and the jaguar (P. onca) in the Americas." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Leaders of the Black Panther Party were "neutralized" (murdered, imprisoned, publicly humiliated or falsely charged with crimes) by COINTELPRO, a series of illegal FBI operations. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COI…
Tigers are in the same subfamily as panthers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
Tupac's godmother, Assata Shakur, was a Black Panther, Black Liberation Army member, revolutionary and bank robber. She was convicted for the murder of a police officer, escaped prison, found asylum in Cuba, and is still alive with a 2 million dollar American bounty on her head. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ass…
Chadwick Boseman was accepted into a prestigious summer theater program at Oxford University, but couldn't afford to go. He secured funding through a private benefactor, who turned out to be Denzel Washington. Over 20 yrs later Chadwick thanked him in person at the premiere of "Black Panther." cnbc.com/2018/03/02/denze…
Today I learned about the Pink Panthers, an international group of jewelry thieves responsible for up to US$500 million in jewelry thefts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
In 1998 the Carolina Panthers needed a safety. They moved Ryan Sutter from the practice squad to the active roster. On the opening kickoff he went for a tackle, severely injuring his shoulder, playing only 5 seconds. He never played in the NFL again making his career the shortest in NFL history. portablepress.com/blog/20…
The Black Panther MARVEL comics are not named after the Black Panther Party from the 1960's. In fact, the comics are three months older than the party. wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_…
Today I learned of Dorothy Steel, the 91 yr old who made her big film acting debut as merchant tribal elder, who advises Chadwick Boseman's character in Marvel's "Black Panther." She sent in her audition tape and Marvel exec's said "Who is that old lady? We want her." She began her acting career at 88. wsbtv.com/news/local/amon…
Today I learned of elder rights activist Maggie Kuhn who founded the activist group Gray Panthers. She advocated for intergenerational housing, opposed the Vietnam War, attempted to reduce the taboo surrounding the sexualities of older people, and believed teenagers should have more societal responsibility. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mag…
The second Pink Panther film (A Shot in the Dark) is an adaptation of a French play that had nothing to do with the Pink Panther movie. The main character was replaced by Inspector Clouseau after the success of The Pink Panther. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%2…
A 78 year old German man was caught hiding a working Panther tank and an 88mm Anti-aircraft gun in his basement. Prosecutors were originally looking for stolen Nazi art. independent.co.uk/news/wo…
In Africa and Asia, Panthers are black Leopards, whereas in the Americas, they are black Jaguars. Accordingly, Panthers are not actually a separate (or single) species at all, but melanistic variations of different big cats. nationalgeographic.co.uk/…
Cats can have Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, a virus closely resembling HIV and can lead to an AIDS-like state in domestic cats, it also infects others felines such as lions and panthers in the wild, although not as severe. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fel…
Today I learned of American actress Jean Seberg, who became a target of the FBI's COINTELPRO project for giving donations to the Black Panther Party while living in France in the 1960s. Defamed, libeled, stalked, and blacklisted, she miscarried and later committed suicide. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jea…
Tupac Amaru Shakur's mother was a black panther activist who named her son after an Incan ruler who, in the late 1700s, lead the largest rebellion in Spanish Colonial history. The rebellion was unfortunately unsuccessful and he died as a consequence. nndb.com/people/548/00002…
T.V. Lamps were created in the 1950s to prevent eye strain from watching T.V. These lamps were typically ceramic or plastic and cast a low, soft light to the wall behind the T.V. They came in all shapes and sizes, and one of the most popular lamps was a black panther. flipclockfans.com/forum/a…
The superhero Black Panther predates the founding of the Black Panther Party, and Marvel even changed the name for a while to "Black Leopard" in order to avoid confusion en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
In 2005 two Carolina Panthers cheerleaders got busted for having sex with each other in a bar bathroom in Tampa and punching a woman who complained they were taking too long. espn.com/nfl/news/story?i…
Jaguars and Leopards are different species of big cats, living geographically separated and having clear distinctions in body size. Both species can be black, referred to as 'Black panthers'. relay.nationalgeographic.…
The first fan hit by a puck at the Florida Panthers’ current arena was a 5-year-old Ariana Grande articles.sun-sentinel.com…
The Carolina Panthers' stadium sits on top of the site of the city's first documented lynching. charlotteobserver.com/spo…
Michigan is the Algonquin word for 'Big Cat' which is a reference to the Iroquoian water deity known as 'Blue Panther'. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
The panther is not a species of its own. Panthers in Africa and Asia are simply melanistic leopards, while panthers in the Americas are melanistic jaguars. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Today I learned of LBJ's federal War on Poverty, which encouraged and funded local participatory democracy and grassroots organizing efforts. Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton's engagement in these programs led them to found the Black Panther Party. journals.openedition.org/…
Richard Aoki was a Japanese/American raised in an internment camp and later became a Field Marshal of the Black Panther Party; active as weapons expert and armorer. After his 'suicide' it was learned he was an FBI informant since joining the US military. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ric…
Black panthers are actually not a real species, but a melanistic color variant of any Panthera species. Black panthers in Asia and Africa are leopards, while black panthers in the Americas are jaguars breakingitdown.co.uk/natu…
The animated cartoon of Pink Panther were originally from the live action movie about pink diamond. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The terms cougar, mountain lion, puma, and panther all refer to the same animal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cou…
The black panther is not a species but a melanistic (opposite to albinistic) jaguar or leopard en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
When Marvel was attempting to create their own independent studio, they used their own IPs (Captain America, The Avengers, Nick Fury, Black Panther ect...) as collateral. If the MCU failed, Merrill Lynch would have ended up owning these characters. screencrush.com/marvel-ba…
Panthers are not a species, Panther is just the name given to any melanistic (dark or black) big cat e.g. black jaguars. nerdist.com/black-panther…
Today I learned of Edward Stuart Baker, a man who survived a panther attack by shoving his left arm down its throat. Despite losing his arm, he remained a formidable tennis player and even won a local tournament several years later. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/d…
Lions, tigers, panthers and leopards are all part of the same genus and can interbreed with one another. actforlibraries.org/are-l…
Arianna Grande was the first fan ever hit by a hockey puck at the Florida Panthers’s arena... she was also the first fan to drive in its Zamboni sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-…
Leonard Bernstein and his wife were major Black Panther supporters and in 1970 threw a party to fundraise 21 Black Panther members’ legal defense. bbc.co.uk/programmes/arti…
Danai Gurira of "The Walking Dead" and "Black Panther" is also an acclaimed playwright. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
Panthers are not a real species, they are jaguars and leopards who have melanism, which is the opposite of albinism. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/B…
The richest superhero is actually Black Panther, who has an estimated of $500 billion, whereas Tony Stark is worth $100 billion and Bruce Wayne $80 billion robot6.comicbookresources…
In 1969 the FBI and Chicago police drugged and assassinated Fred Hampton, a 21 year old Black Panther leader en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
Queen Elizabeth has gotten kangaroos, an elephant, and two black panthers, among other exotic animals, as gifts. rd.com/advice/pets/animal…
The old and young King T'Chaka in Black Panther are played by the father and son pair John Kani and Atandwa Kani. youtube.com/watch?v=VAeEh…
'black panthers' arent their own species, but a name for mutated leopards, jaguars or other big cats. A change in their genes made a new type of allele. This allele stimulated production of pigment melanin and so caused their blackish fur. britannica.com/animal/bla…
In 1969 after being told the SF Black Panthers were "engaged primarily in feeding breakfast to children" Hoover's reply implied the agent's career would be helped by supplying evidence they were "a violence-prone organization seeking to overthrow the Government by revolutionary means". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COI…
Pink fiberglass insulation is trademarked by Owens-Corning, who stopped making it pink because they thought it would discourage male customers. Customers asked for it back and they got the United Artists trademark for the Pink Panther in 1979. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owe…
Black panthers are just the melanistic (opposite of albinism) color variant of leopards and jaguars and not an independent species en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
In response to an interview where Huey P. Newton, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, was asked what white people could do to support the Black Panthers, he replied that they could form a White Panther Party. The WPP was founded thereafter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
Cougar, mountain lion, puma, panther, and catamount are all names that actually refer to the same one animal. animals.sandiegozoo.org/a…
The Pink Panthers, a group of international jewel thieves, have committed 341 robberies in 35 different countries, and successfully gotten away with nearly half a billion dollars worth of jewels. theguardian.com/uk-news/2…
Marvel censored M'baku's utterance of "Praise Hanuman!" in Indian releases of Black Panther, fearing that showing a seemingly villainous character praising a Hindu god would lead to backlash. Indians reacted highly negatively as they found that empowering rather than insulting. indianexpress.com/article…
The panther is the melanistic version of any big cat species. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Organized copwatching groups emerged as early as the 1960s in urban areas in the United States when the Black Panthers famously patrolled city streets with firearms and cameras, and other civil rights organizations conducted unarmed patrols in groups. scholarship.law.berkeley.…
The word "leopard" is a Greek compound of leon ("lion") and pardos ("male panther"), as it was believed in antiquity leopards were hybrids of the two. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo…
Al Bundy scored four touchdowns in a single game while playing for the Polk High School Panthers in the 1966 city championship game versus Andrew Johnson High School, including the game-winning touchdown in the final seconds against his old nemesis, "Spare Tire" Dixon en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_…
When Black Panther political activist Eldrige Cleaver was in exile in France, he invented the idea of penis pants messynessychic.com/2013/0…
The Carolina Panthers Logo is shaped to resemble the combined borders of North and South Carolina en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
The cougar, mountain lion, puma, panther, and catamount are all actually the same cat, the puma concolor. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cou…
The elderly merchant in Busan, Sophia who appeared in Black Panther was performed by Alexis Rhee who also performed as the Geisha woman in Blade Runner (1982) appearing at the billboard in the film. filmiwiki.com/wiki/people…
Black panthers are great swimmers and are one of the strongest tree climbing big cats, often pouncing on prey from a tree, they are capable of leaping up to 20 feet to catch their prey which includes medium sized animals like deer and monkeys and smaller rabbits and birds. sciencekids.co.nz/science…
The British SAS painted their jeeps bright pink to blend in at night and called then "Pink Panthers" eliteukforces.info/galler…
The black panther is not it's own species but actually refers to any melanistic (black) big cat. This would include black leopards, jaguars, tigers or lions. tigerfriends.com/panthers…
The symbols and written script featured in Black Panther are based on an actual script called Nsibdi, dating back as far as the 4th century and indigenous to present-day Nigeria en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nsi…
Black Panther isn't a distinct animal, but is a mutated form of a leopard or jaguar en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
In the 60s there was a spin off of The Black Panther Party called The White Panther Party that won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in 1972. The court ruled warrantless wiretapping was unlawful under the U.S. Constitution, even in the case where national security was in danger. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
The Jeffersons, a show about an affluent black family in New York, came as a result of the Black Panthers meeting with its creator to complain about the constant portrayal of black sitcom families as working poor. dangerousminds.net/commen…
J. Edgar Hoover had the FBI go after the Black Panthers because their community work providing free breakfasts for children was subversive. theplate.nationalgeograph…
Leopards (Panthera pardus) are actually a type of panther. The name leopard reflects that in antiquity, leopards were believed to have been a combination of a lion (leo) and a panther (pardos). In reality, the genus Leopardos are the small spotted cats like the ocelot. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo…
, The last time the Dallas Cowboys were in the Super Bowl, the Carolina Panthers were in their first season of existence cbssports.com/nfl/eye-on-…
Fred Hampton, a political organizer and member of the Black Panthers, was assassinated by the Chicago Police Department in cooperation with the FBI. No one involved in the assassination was ever convicted. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
German gunners had been ordered to prioritize Firefly tanks as targets in WW2 because it was a greater threat to their Tiger/Panther tanks. Some Firefly tanks (a U.S. M4 "Sherman" with a larger gun) had their barrel painted with a "countershading" pattern so it resembled the lesser model's. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/She…
Viacom, the owners of BlockBuster Video in 1994, wanted to make a billion dollar BlockBuster theme park that would include brand new stadiums for the Florida Marlins and the Florida Panthers. community.seattletimes.nw…
A "Panther" isn't a real animal. It is actually a term used to describe black cougars, jaguars and leopards. a-z-animals.com/animals/p…
Learned there is a gang dubbed the "The Pink Panthers" who have stolen 100's millions of dollars from banks and jewelers in crazy fashion (dressed in drag with prosthetics, fleeing in speed boats) oh, and they broke their leader out of prison using machine gun fire and a rope ladder en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
Actress Jean Seberg was a victim of COINTELPRO when the FBI created a false rumor that the child Seberg was carrying was not fathered by her husband Romain Gary but by Raymond Hewitt, a member of the Black Panther Party en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jea…
In the 40 Years Mile High Stadium was home to the Denver Broncos, The Cardinals, Packers, Panthers, Colts, and Ravens never won a game there. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mil…
American black panthers are actually jaguars with a dominant gene that causes the black pigment (opposite of albino). And that close examination of their coats will show that the typical markings of a jaguar are still present, but are hidden by the excess black pigment. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Today I learned of the Pink Panthers, a syndicate of international jewel thieves who earned their name from Interpol in 2003 by stealing a Β£500,000 diamond and hiding it in a jar a face cream, mimicking an antic seen in the 1975 film The Return of the Pink Panther. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
In the late 1960s, the Black Panthers established patrols where they followed around police officers and schooled them on the law. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Actor Kevin Spacey has become an unofficial mascot for the Florida Panthers NHL team and has been spotted at games wearing a mask of himself yahoo.com/amphtml/sports/…
Black panthers in Asia and Africa are leopards (Panthera pardus), whereas black panthers in the Americas are jaguars (Panthera onca). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
The Marvel Comics character Black Panther was not named after the Black Panther Party, and Marvel's use of the name actually predates the founding of the party. In fact, the character's name was briefly changed to "Black Leopard" in order to avoid confusion with the controversial group. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
John Glenn's nickname during the Korean War was "Magnet Ass." He flew his F9F Panther jet interceptor in 63 combat missions, twice returning with over 250 holes in his aircraft. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Marlon Brando delivered the eulogy for 17 year old Black Panther Bobby Hutton in 1968 youtu.be/1g05Sb9CcnE
The logo of the Carolina Panthers is meant to represent the outline of North and South Carolina when flipped famouslogos.us/carolina-p…
Black Panthers Are Not A Real Species. They Are Jaguars And Leopards That Have Melanism (The Opposite Of Albinism). bigcatrescue.org/jaguar-f…
A mountain lion, a puma, a cougar, and a panther are all the same animal. defenders.org/mountain-li…
The FBI, under COINTELPRO, admitted to sending Black Panther Party leader, Geranamo Pratt to prison for 27 years based on absolute false charges en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COI…
Panzer Brigade 150 tried get behind Allied lines during the Battle of The Bulge by wearing US uniforms, using captured Shermans and half-tracks, and modifying Panthers to look like M10 Tank Destroyers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
The lead singer of hair metal band Steel Panther has a PhD in English Literature en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ral…
Cougar, Puma, Panther, and Mountain Lion are all names for the same animal defenders.org/mountain-li…
A panther isn't its own animal, it's just another name for a leopard, cougar, jaguar or mountain lion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
Panther Mountain, in New York's Catskill Mountains, is the site of 375 million y/o impact crater en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
Black panthers don't actually exist. "Black panthers" in Asia/Africa are actually leopards and those in America are jaguars. youtube.com/watch?v=6przu…
"black panthers" aren't an actual species, they're just leopards and jaguars with melanism en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel…
Panthers can be of two different kinds of big felines: jaguars in the Americas and leopards in Asia or Africa. Their shared similarity is only melanism between the two different cats. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Panthers are not a real species, they are jaguars and leopards who have melanism, which is the opposite of albinism tysto.com/articles09/q1/2…

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