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Black Is Beautiful: 27 Stunning Animals With Melanism

One of Nature's amazing Tricks is Melanism , a rare phenomenon described by Wikipedia as "A development of the dark-colored pigment melanin in the skin or its appendages and is the opposite of albinism". Here are some of those unique animals painted in black by nature.

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    Mammal
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    Amphibian
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    Penguin - Andrew Evans National Geographie Barcroft Media
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    Vertebrate
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    Horse - e Cally Matherly
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    Mammal
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    Bird
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    Rabbit
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    Giraffe
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    Camel
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    Moths and butterflies
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    Mammal
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    Vertebrate
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    Terrestrial animal
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    Terrestrial animal
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    Bird
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    Turtle
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    Chicken
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    Zebra
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    Terrestrial animal
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    Mammal
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    Black
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    Mammal - RMB Photographics 2010
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    Mammal
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    Zebra
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    Vertebrate
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    Elephant
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