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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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    Wildlife - Mail Daily Mail Online Online@MailOnline Follow PICTURED: Ultra-rare black leopard is caught on camera for the first time in 100 YEARS in Africa dailym.ai/2DBOgxl 6:50 AM 12 Feb 2019 33,142 Retweets 105,726 Likes
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    Text - Will Burrard-Lucas Follow @willbl A dream come true.. Black Leopard: My quest to photograph the most elusive cat in Africa 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 ... blog.burrard-lucas.com 2:21 AM - 11 Feb 2019
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    Text - Will Burrard-Lucas Follow @willbl Here are more of my black leopard photos. What a stunning animal! I have shared a few more on instagram as well instagram.com/willbl/
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    Text - Will Burrard-Lucas Follow @willbl Black Leopard: Quest to photograph the most elusive cat in Africa: Black Leopard: Quest to photograph the most elusive cat in Africa - Camtrapt... 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. camtraptions.com
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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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    Text - DinPA Follow @DenicefromPA Replying to @willbl @wandering thru What a great story. The photograph was the greatest reward for your persistence. Thanks for passing it along. 9:55 AM - 11 Feb 2019 25 Retweets 459 Likes
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    Text - Ashwin Rajan Follow @ashwirajn Looks straight out of a movie! If this wasn't @willbl i'd have had my doubts! This is brilliant work! Will Burrard-Lucas @willbl A dream come true... blog.burrard-lucas.com/2019/02/black-... 2:25 AM - 11 Feb 2019 19 Retweets 189 Likes
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