First black leopard?

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After photographer Will Burrard-Lucas announced he had captured photos of the elusive black leopard in Central Kenya, many media sources were declaring it the first sighting in decades.

Although a rare sighting of the melanistic leopard, whose fur is black due to a pigment mutation, Kenya's Daily Nation newspaper reported that a similar leopard had been photographed back in 2013 and 2007.

Burrard-Lucas later commented that he had never claimed he had taken the first photo of a black leopard in Africa, after a backlash from the...

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