Black is a beautiful and majestic colour. The feeling it arouses within oneself can vary from astonishment to fear and depending on your taste, you might/ might not be a fan of black colour. However, when it comes to the beauty industry, gone are the days when being fair was considered as beautiful. Both black and white skins are equally adored and cherished these days and recently, the internet was invaded by the pictures of a beautiful black girl who was considered as the most beautiful girl in the world by the internet community.
However, black colour plays tricks not only among humans but also among animals. The melanin in the skin which causes for the variation in the complexion has sometimes created complete mishaps causing certain animals to be completely different from the rest of their clan. Imagine all your siblings looking the same and you look completely different from all of them! Yeah, that will not be nice at all. But there can also be instances where you would benefit from this change.
So, we compiled a collection of photos of certain animals who are completely black. They look as if their skin was painted by the night itself and you will never be able to find them in the night for sure. However, when looking at them you would also realize how majestic and beautiful they look with their black skin and these pictures are sure to prove that black is beautiful.
So, scroll down to see these pictures and do not forget to share them among your friends who also love the colour black.
#1. Wolves often have grey, greyish white, or light brown colouring. Melanistic wolves are much less common. (commons.wikimedia)
#2. This rooster seems to be the fruit of someone’s imagination, but it’s real. (imgur)
#3. The serval is one of 12 felines prone to melanism. (imgur)
#4. This jaguar’s colouring is an example of an incomplete mutation. (imgur)
#5. A giraffe-like you’ve never seen before. (imgur)
#6. Melanism is usually associated with the process of adaptation to environmental conditions, but there are exceptions, as in the case of this flamingo. (nationalgeographic)
#7. A young royal penguin that looks royal. (eol.org)
#8. Bambi could look like this. (tumblr)
#9. Examples of pronounced melanism don’t just exist in wild nature, and this Pomeranian proves it. (dogsofsf)
#10. This phenomenon doesn’t cause any harm to the animals’ bodies. (tumblr)
#11. If animals of a darker colouring are more viable than lighter ones, the changes can be picked up by natural selection. (commons.wikimedia)
#12. It’s worth admitting that such a mutation looks fantastic. (imgur)
#13. Over time, people have found new cases of melanism in species that didn’t tend to it previously. (facebook)
#14. To reptiles, the black colour plays into their hands: their skin reflects light poorly, helping retain heat better. (imgur)
#15. So nature has a reason for everything. (imgur)
#16. Even for a goldfish that suddenly became black! (twitter)