Black Beauties: 10 Amazing Melanistic Animals | WebEcoist
melanistic animals- I feel stupid for not knowing this condition existed. I mean, since there is an opposite for nearly everything- why not albinism?
Black Elephant, Sri Lanka. I've spent a fair amount of time in Sri Lanka but never seen one like this!
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)
black tiger | Black_Tiger
Melanistic Wolf--A hybrid of this and a German Shepherd would be BEYOND amazing.
melanistic deer, posted via ovadiaandsons.tumblr.com
melanistic animals | melanistic-animals-23
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.
melanistic (black) wolf