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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A very unusual genetic color variation in white-tailed deer produces “melanistic” or “melanic” deer. But a “melanic” doe will rarely have spots as seen in this awesome picture, so this "may" be at the hands of photoshop.

Tigers  -  two Rare Species  - White Tiger and Black Tiger (recessive trait causing  melanism: resulting in all black pigmentation of skin and fur)

Gorgeous Tigers - two Rare Species - White Tiger and Black Tiger (recessive trait causing melanism: resulting in all black pigmentation of skin and fur)

The opposite of albinism called melanism, a recessive trait where the skin and fur are all black. Lion.

The opposite of albinism called melanism, a recessive trait where the skin and fur are all black. This right here is photoshopped. There are not black Lions.

Melanistic seal. Melanism is an undue development of dark-colored pigment in the skin or its appendages and is the opposite of albinism. The word ‘melanism’ is deduced from a Greek word that means...

Melanism is an undue development of dark-colored pigment in the skin or its appendages and is the opposite of albinism. The word ‘melanism’ is deduced from a Greek word that means black pigment

Melanistic Fawn ---- Even more rare than albino are black, or “melanistic,” whitetail deer. The state of Texas seems to have a higher incidence of this mutation.

Melanistic Fawn ---- Even more rare than albino are black, or “melanistic,” whitetail deer. The state of Texas seems to have a higher incidence of this mutation.

Top 10 Photos of Big Cats Black Jaguar (Panthera Onca) Black Jaguars or often called Black Panthers have black fur caused by melanism. Similarly, leopards can also have black fur.

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Lazy Black Panther by Charlie Burlingame A black panther is typically a melanistic color variant of any Panthera species. Black panthers in Asia and Africa are leopards (Panthera pardus). Black panthers in the Americas are black jaguars (Panthera onca)

Melanistic Chinstrap Penguin! I love this because he looks like a ninja in a belaclava

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The opposite of Albinism is called Melanism and it is very rare Here is a photo of an albino and a melanistic together

golden-zephyr: “ From Samuel Slider : “It’s pretty incredible to think of how diverse humans are, but perhaps one of the ways we’re most diverse is skin color. A picture of Papis Loveday and Shaun.

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Seems Like A Nice Genetic Advantage - and it looks so happy!

Seems Like A Nice Genetic Advantage

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A deer with melanism.

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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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