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Melanistic (Black) Deer - Melanism is a rare genetic mutation. Melanistic animals are said to be more healthy and live longer due to their great camoflauge. They are more rare than albinos.

Winter Doe

*Winter Doe" - Ron Jones exquisite, etheral, dream picture of purity & innocence & beautiful sweet perfection!

Black Fawn with sibling and parent

Ever see a BLACK Deer! They are called melanistic — the opposite of albino. Pictures taken by RJ Verge near Beamsville On. Canada Black deer are more rare than albinos.

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition. Deer in a meadow

LOVE baby animals ...so helpless & innocent <3

Deer fawn Reminds of the one in "Bambi" I saw when I was a child. I love Deers and could never kill one, not ever!

albino deer and piebald deer

Piebald fawns with blue eyes. Piebald deer have a white-and-brown patterned coat that resembles that of a pinto horse. There is an estimated of white-tailed deer affected by this genetic mutation.

Black Doe

Melanistic Fawn ---- Even more rare than albino are black, or “melanistic,” whitetail deer. The state of Texas seems to have a higher incidence of this mutation.