Charging Lion This magnificent picture of an angry lion in the Kalahari desert, was taken by Netherlands photographer, Marsel Van Oosten and was a winning entry in the 2010 Travel Photography Of The Year competition.
The person befor me commented "Black panther beauty. This is a jaguar with melanism. Melanism is a recessive black jeen, which makes the jaguar appear black. But, no jaguar is truly black, just a dark brown.
photos by Mark Laita, for the book 'Serpentine,' a collection of gorgeously lit snakes on a black background. I'm not a fan of snakes but Wow I can appreciate the beauty of color , texture and patterns.