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Black Leopard


Black leopard - Panthera parudus

Black leopard - Panthera parudus

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In some cat species, a melanistic or black color morph appears on occasion in a wild population. Although these melanistic individuals may look quite different from their kin, they are color variations, not separate species. Examples of such melanistic individuals include black leopards and black jaguars. This picture shows a black leopard.

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