Fallow deer Prized as an ornamental species for many years, the fallow deer (Dama dama) displays a variety of coat colours in the UK, ranging from red, brown and black, and even pure white coats. “The wild life of today is not ours to do with as we please. The original stock was given to us in trust for the benefit both of the present and the future. We must render an accounting of this trust to those who come after us.” –Theodore Roosevelt
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.
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. I feel like they should make a Disney movie thats a prequel to “The Lion King” that focuses on Scar and Mufasa as children. This black lion could be their father, King Ahadi, which mates with a regular lioness and can account for Scars black mane that is a beautiful lion
Giant Eland or Western Derby Eland (Taurotragus derbianus derbianus) - photo by Tom Junek, via Wikipedia; Giant elands have tightly spiraled, V-shaped horns. They are found in western Africa, particularly Senegal to Mali. They are the largest species of antelope. - info from Wikipedia
Watch as he rolls into a ball...The Brazilian three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes tricinctus) is an armadillo species endemic to Brazil, where it is known as tatu-bola (Portuguese pronunciation: [tɐˈtu ˈbɔlɐ], lit. ball armadillo). It is one of only two species of armadillo (the other is the southern three-banded armadillo) that can roll into a ball.