Melanism is a rare condition which animal skin turn black because of an anomaly production of melanin. This condition is opposite with albinism.
Any kind of animal have a chance to be melanistic. With melanistic condition, some of them turn to be exotic, some of them is linked with mystical condition.
Animal with melanistic condition is limited and not available everywhere. If you find it, you must be the lucky one. What animals are classified as melanistic animal? Here are 15 of them.
1. Lion with melanistic condition make their fur all black
2. This melanistic condition make this tiger look like a zebra but with fur and bigger
3. Whether in a normal condition or melanistic, this butterfly still looks beautiful
4. Normal penguin has three colours in one body. Orange, grey, and white. But, penguin with melanistic condition has all black colour on their body
5. No. This is not snake from Harry Potter movie. This is a real snake in our real world. This melanistic condition which make this animal look so exotic, just like in the movie
6. Another not in the movie animal that actually exist! Yes, the black swan. The rare condition make this beautiful animal even more beautiful
7. Black panther also not a marvel character, it’s a real animal with melanistic condition. Look sexy yet strong in the same way
8. In Indonesia, this melanistic animal called Ayam Cemani. This chicken is literally all black. Not only the fur, but the meat, the tongue, even its blood. This abnormal condition make this animal connected with mystical power
9. With normal condition, zebra’s stripes colour is black and white with same portion. But, with melanistic condition, the dominant colour is black
10. If chicken with melanistic condition turn to be mystical, rabbit with melanistic condition is the opposite. Many culture believe that black rabbit is signing of bad luck
11. Even in this melanistic condition, this deer still look graceful
12. Matte black turtle look so muscular just like a ninja turtle but with all black colour
13. This racoon family look like a Godfather Family who ready to take over the world
14. If you find this black crocodile, don’t touch this! Because, it’s not a statue! It’s a crocodile with melanistic condition
15. Serval with normal condition is so exotic, imagine with this melanistic condition
What is melanistic animal that you think is exotic or even a bizarre one?