The opposite of albinism called melanism, a recessive trait where the skin and fur are all black. This is perhaps the most beautiful lion I have ever seen.
Connor isn't the only #tiger with a future in modeling. Tiga is giving him a run for his money.
Napo the Jaguar playing with Dad
"Black is beautiful" (Orson the Jaguar, San Diego Zoo) by Stinkersmell (Ion Moe), via Flickr
RIP Orson. Black jaguar at San Diego Zoo.
Mountain lion in the Smoky Mountains.
Cougar, puma, mountain lion, wildcat--so many names for such a beautiful animal and all of them fit.
Cougar - Beautiful Face !
~~Black Panther by Manuela Kulpa Animal Photography~~
Portrait of a magnifiscent white lion I really like this white lion portrait! He has hypnotizing eyes!
The beautiful Amur or Siberian tiger is the largest sub-species of tiger and is primarily found in south-eastern Russia and northern China. In the 1960s it was close to extinction. Today only 450 in Wild.