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Quick fact about Black Leopards

Quick fact about Black Leopards

Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary

Did you know that black leopards aren't completely black, as Pardus is demonstrating so beautifully, they still have their rosettes which can be seen the clearest on their bellies. 

Pardus has melanism. Melanism is a genetic condition that manifests as an overproduction of black pigment, melanin.

Quick fact about Black Leopards

Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary

Panthera Africa is an educational centre and a safe haven for ambassador and rescued big cats, where no breeding or trading will take place. We offer educational and enrichments visits. Click on ‘More Info’ below to find out more about Panthera Africa.

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Sunset Visits at Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary

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3 Years Ago

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Did you know?

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