Tag: melanism

October 21, 2022

Watch: Something’s different about this Canada lynx

Canada lynx don’t vary much in color. They usually have coats of silvery gray that turns reddish brown in the summer. But researchers recently documented a lynx that’s completely black....

December 2, 2020

Wild Cam: Costa Rica’s black panthers and elusive bush dogs

Ongoing research using trail cameras in Costa Rica’s mountains has revealed the presence of elusive bush dogs as well as why some populations of large felids, like tiger cats and...