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Lions (Panthera leo) by Ian n. White, via Flickr

Lions (Panthera leo) by Ian n. White, via Flickr

Perhaps the most beautiful creature I've ever seen                                                                                                                                                      More

Perhaps the most beautiful creature I've ever seen

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.


What Is Your Animal?

The White Lion. This Lion is actually white due to a recessive gene, he is not an albino lion.

♂ Amazing nature wild life photography animals white Lioness and her cubs                                                                                                                                                      More

What deadly animal are you?

Awesome! I don't want to see this thing coming at me in real life though!

"Africa ~ Running Lion" © Antelope Park Lion Research Photography Project in Zimbabwe

What an amazing photo!


This "Elephant chasing lions" image is a painting by Daniel Smith, named "Zero Tolerance"

Leopard sitting pretty.                                                                                                                                                      Plus

"A leopard does not change his spots." - Latin Proverb, However when judging one must know it is a leopard they are looking at.

Black Lion.. Absolutely stunning, but scary as shit! It's bad enough to have a lion stalk you. But to have one that blends into the night?! Game Over!

Being a black lion is Melanism.the opposite of being Albino. Melanism is rare black animals.

A Rare Black Lion; isn't he gorgeous!

The Secret of Moonacre (2008)

A rare black lion - except it's not. Even though there is melanism in the animal kingdom there have never been black lions reported. Every picture of a black lion is courtesy of Photoshop.