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Melanistic Animals

Melanism - Dark coloration of the skin, hair, fur, or feathers because of a high concentration of melanin.  Opposite of Albino.

Melanism - Dark coloration of the skin, hair, fur, or feathers because of a high concentration of melanin. Opposite of Albino.

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Melanism Vs. Albinism (some of these are photoshopped, I'm sure, but there are several that appear not to be. An interesting phenomena for sure)

Melanism Vs. Albinism (some of these are photoshopped, I'm sure, but there are several that appear not to be. An interesting phenomena for sure)

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Isyyspakkaus

A very unusual genetic color variation in white-tailed deer — rarer even than albinism — produces all-black offspring in that species which are known as “melanistic” or “melanic” deer.

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Black Lion Looks Amazing - Hmmm. I'm not sure but he looks Photoshopped. If there is a melanistic lion like this out there, I would be appropriately amazed and astounded. Not to mention entirely in love.

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

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