Pseudo Melanism Lion. They arent really black but their stripes are so close together that the background color can barely be seen. As blue or Maltese tigers probably no longer exist grey or blue ligers are exceedingly improbable. No theyre not pigments of your imagination these dark creatures the opposites of albinos display melanism - meaning theyre much blacker than normal.
It creates dark or darker spots or enlarged stripes which cover a large part of the animals body instead of. The condition that caused the polka dots is called pseudo-melanism. There are no black ligers.
These unique lions are a rare color mutation of the African lion. Unlike a true black leopard the tawny background colour is visible in places. The black lion tamarin Leontopithecus chrysopygus also known as the golden-rumped lion tamarin is a lion tamarin endemic to the Brazilian state of So Paulo almost exclusively at the Morro do Diabo State Park.
Golden tigers are a pale blond shade with ruddy brown stripes while snow-white tigers have extremely pale stripes and faint rust-colored rings around their tails. Pseudo-melanistic tigers exist and can be seen in the wild and in zoos. In this case the spots or stripes of the animal such as those seen on jaguars and.
They are not albino. They enjoy swimming which is a characteristic of tigers and are very sociable like lions. Pseudo-melanistic tigers have thick stripes so close together that the tawny background is barely visible between stripes.
Pseudo-melanistic tigers exist and can be seen in the wild and in zoos. Pseudo-melanistic tigers have thick stripes so close together that the tawny background is barely visible between stripes. 06032013 In theory white tigers could be crossed with white lions to produce white very pale or even stripeless ligers.