A very unusual genetic color variation in white-tailed deer — rarer even than albinism — produces all-black offspring in that species which are known as “melanistic” or “melanic” deer.

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A very unusual genetic color variation in white-tailed deer produces “melanistic” or “melanic” deer. But a “melanic” doe will rarely have spots as seen in this awesome picture, so this "may" be at the hands of photoshop.

Tigers  -  two Rare Species  - White Tiger and Black Tiger (recessive trait causing  melanism: resulting in all black pigmentation of skin and fur)

Gorgeous Tigers - two Rare Species - White Tiger and Black Tiger (recessive trait causing melanism: resulting in all black pigmentation of skin and fur)

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Funny pictures about Melanism Vs. Albinism In The Animal Kingdom. Oh, and cool pics about Melanism Vs. Albinism In The Animal Kingdom. Also, Melanism Vs. Albinism In The Animal Kingdom photos.

Melanistic Fawn

Melanistic Fawn ---- Even more rare than albino are black, or “melanistic,” whitetail deer. The state of Texas seems to have a higher incidence of this mutation.

Fox with Melanism

Here is a gorgeous silver fox, which is actually a red fox of a North American variety whose fur is black tipped with white.

Melanistic seal. Melanism is an undue development of dark-colored pigment in the skin or its appendages and is the opposite of albinism. The word ‘melanism’ is deduced from a Greek word that means...

Melanism is an undue development of dark-colored pigment in the skin or its appendages and is the opposite of albinism. The word ‘melanism’ is deduced from a Greek word that means black pigment

The opposite of Albinism is called Melanism and it is very rare Here is a photo of an albino and a melanistic together

golden-zephyr: “ From Samuel Slider : “It’s pretty incredible to think of how diverse humans are, but perhaps one of the ways we’re most diverse is skin color. A picture of Papis Loveday and Shaun.

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