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10 Incredible Melanistic (All Black) Animals
Photograph by Cburnett on Wikipedia 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.
Melanic ladybird - 50-400D-10709
Melanic (dark) Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis spectabilis) on bramble leaf. 50% crop 400D-10709. Location: Surrey garden, UK. Equipment: Canon EOS 400D, Tamron SP 2X teleconverter model 01F and Tamron SP 90mm F/2.5 model 52BB lens, ring flash. Settings: ~F/11, 1/200s, ISO 200, (effective 180mm, ~F/22)