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deadstag: “ melanistic, albino and natural fallow deers photographed by Mszafran on deviantart Source here ”

deadstag: “ melanistic, albino and natural fallow deers photographed by Mszafran on deviantart Source here ”

No, they're not pigments of your imagination, these dark creatures (the opposites of albinos) display melanism meaning they're much blacker than normal. While Black Panthers (actually leopards) are the most well-known melanistic animals, a host of others have also been known to change their spots... into one BIG spot.

Black Beauties: 10 Amazing Melanistic Animals

No, they're not pigments of your imagination, these dark creatures (the opposites of albinos) display melanism meaning they're much blacker than normal. While Black Panthers (actually leopards) are the most well-known melanistic animals, a host of others have also been known to change their spots... into one BIG spot.

Cute Bright Axolotls - If you're into adorable and/or obscure amphibians, reptiles, or other odd animals, chances are you're familiar with this salamander! The axolotl almost always spends its life in its aquatic baby form, though it's capable of turning into an adult amphibian, and they come in a host of adorable colors: golden albino, albino, leucistic, wild type, and melanistic. Show off your love of cute critters with this adorable animal mug!

Cute Bright Axolotls | Mug

Cute Bright Axolotls - If you're into adorable and/or obscure amphibians, reptiles, or other odd animals, chances are you're familiar with this salamander! The axolotl almost always spends its life in its aquatic baby form, though it's capable of turning into an adult amphibian, and they come in a host of adorable colors: golden albino, albino, leucistic, wild type, and melanistic. Show off your love of cute critters with this adorable animal mug!

Melanistic Green Sea Turtle..the opposite of albino is melanistic! why have I not heard of this before?

Melanistic Green Sea Turtle.

Melanistic Green Sea Turtle..the opposite of albino is melanistic! why have I not heard of this before?

Albino bottlenose dolphin

Albino bottlenose dolphin

Albino Cuban tree frog(Osteopilus septentrionalis) Photo credit: Gerard Siatkowski

Albino Cuban tree frog(Osteopilus septentrionalis) Photo credit: Gerard Siatkowski

Albino turtle Photo credit: Gerard Siatkowski @thealbinocollection

Albino turtle Photo credit: Gerard Siatkowski @thealbinocollection

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