Big Cats Prefer 'Obsession For Men'
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It's an obsession shared by man and beast alike. Turns out big cats love perfume. A video on The Wall Street Journal's website�reports that a biologist at the Bronx Zoo tested two dozen scents and found that Calvin Klein's Obsession for Men was catnip to cheetahs. Now biologists are using the fragrance in Guatemala to lure jaguars to a hidden camera, proving that herding cats is possible if you find the purr-fect scent.
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