Benjamin Hoot
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A rare black lion. My understanding is that almost all large cats have a recessive black, or melanistic, trait. That's why you have black panthers, which are usually melanistic leopards or sometimes melanistic tigers. It is also why there are black jaguars, as opposed to those with spotted coats. The melanistic trait in lions is simply more rare than in other types of large cats.

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.

Portrait of the golden tiger by Tambako the Jaguar. A golden tabby tiger has an extremely rare color variation caused by a recessive gene and is currently only found in captive tigers.

Portrait of the "golden tabby" tiger by Tambako the Jaguar. A golden tabby tiger has an extremely rare color variation caused by a recessive gene and is currently only found in captive tigers.

Handfed and then returned to the wild....his cat dad was warned never to check on him because he would eat him.  He went anyway.

Funny pictures about Calvin and Hobbes: The later years. Oh, and cool pics about Calvin and Hobbes: The later years. Also, Calvin and Hobbes: The later years.

the tiger is Mad

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I am an amateur wolf biologist.  I have collected books, watched documentaries, and loved my fellow wolves since childhood.  I love wolves!

I love wolves am an amateur wolf biologist. I have collected books, watched documentaries, and loved my fellow wolves since childhood. I love wolves!

The detail is incredible. Love black and white pieces.

Cristina Penescu was born in Bucharest in the late Her love for art and nature began during early childhood. This love of nature is reflected deeply in her

Is it just me or does this wolf's expression look amused about something? Lol!

sole ancestor of the dog, which was first domesticated in the Middle East. Dogs are the wolf's closest relative (the genetic divergence between gray wolves & dogs is only as opposed to over between gray wolves, Ethiopian wolves & coyot.