Think of melanism as the opposite of albinism, as this condition is basically “an undue development of dark-colored pigment in the skin or its appendages.” In the animal world, “dark individuals become fitter to survive and reproduce in their environment as they are better camouflaged.” Continue reading for more pictures and videos.

7. Black Panther

6. Rat Snake

5. Fawn

4. King Penguin

3. Red Fox

2. Seal

1. Squirrel

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