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Black Lion Looks Majestic

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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from Oddee

10 Most Amazing Melanistic Animals

In recent weeks, two very stunning black lion photographs have been circulating online. Why they attract such interest is that according to mainstream zoology, black lions simply do not exist. If they did, and were wholly black in colour, they would most probably be melanistic specimens; analogous if not homologous genetically with black panthers (melanistic leopards) and mutant all-black individuals of other felid species.

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Melanistic jaguar - Melanism is an overabundance of black pigment in animals and is actually the opposite of albinism and even more rare.

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from WebEcoist

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

- * Lion * - Panthera leo : This individual is an example of a creature with melanism; the opposite of albimism -

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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)
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Melanism Vs. Albinism

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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