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This is an old video of a near miss with a wild cat in India, not Pakistan

Updated on 05/03/2021 at 07:19

Footage of a wild cat lunging towards two men on a motorbike has been shared thousands of times on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim that the incident occurred recently in the Margalla hills north of Pakistan’s capital Islamabad. The claim is false; the video was recorded in India and has circulated online since at least 2016.