Melanism

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Black Beauties: 10 Amazing Melanistic Animals - Page 2 of 2 - WebEcoist

No, they're not pigments of your imagination, these dark creatures (the opposites of albinos) display melanism meaning they're much blacker than normal. While Black Panthers (actually leopards) are the most well-known melanistic animals, a host of others have also been known to change their spots... into one BIG spot.

Black Beauties: 10 Amazing Melanistic Animals - Page 2 of 2 - WebEcoist

No, they're not pigments of your imagination, these dark creatures (the opposites of albinos) display melanism meaning they're much blacker than normal. While Black Panthers (actually leopards) are the most well-known melanistic animals, a host of others have also been known to change their spots... into one BIG spot.

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Black Wolf 57

This is a very friendly wolf named Billie. She lives with her owner in Inuvik. I finally got my wish to pat a wolf. She loved scratches to her neck and ears. What a great animal! Just a reminder that all of my images are fully copyrighted so copying, modifying or reposting them is illegal. Please ask permission if you intend on using any of them. Linking to this image is fine. My images are not under the creative commons license. Sorry to point this out but a lot of my wolf images are being…

Sable Was Discovered in 1838 | Wildmoz | Magazine

Sable Are Known Powerful Antelope Sable Antelope and Their Story by Cornwallis Harris discovered in the Magaliesberg on 13th December 1836

Two Black Stags

Two of a large herd of Fallow deer (Dama dama) in Hertfordshire, many of which exhibit melanism - they are almost completely black. I glimpsed one white doe...I wonder if there is a white stag too...

Sable Antelope

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Desert Hedgehog - Defensive Desert Survivor

Desert Hedgehog - Defensive desert hedgie is tiny with dark markings and knows how to roll up, spikes facing outward, in any of the many countries it may find itself.

Melanistic red fox in sighted in Britain

Last September, a melanistic red fox was spotted in Britain. The article is here. There are a few inaccuries in the article. The first of these is that black or silver foxes in Europe are extremel…

A Blog of Things With Hooves

Melanistic Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis)