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Wildlife Photographer Captures Images Of An Ultra-Rare Black Leopard

During a trip to Kenya, Will Burrard-Lucas (@willbl) captured several photos of a wild melanistic black leopard, also known as a black panther. The images are believed to be the first of their kind taken in Africa in 100 years.

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    On his blog, he shares his quest to photograph the most elusive cat in Africa:

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    Since childhood I have been fascinated by stories of black panthers. For me, no animal is shrouded in more mystery, no animal more elusive, and no animal more beautiful. For many years they remained the stuff of dreams and of farfetched stories told around the campfire at night. Nobody I knew had ever seen one in the wild and I never thought that I would either. But that didn't stop me dreaming…For the full article, visit his blog.


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