Do black lions exist?


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According to About.com, the photos of a black lion seen on the Internet are fake. The most common picture of a black lion seen online is actually an image of a white lion that has been manipulated by a deviantART.com user.

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About.com relates that while the existence of an all-black lion is technically possible, there have been no reports or documentation of any sightings. White lions exist, but they are virtually extinct. George Adamson���s book ���My Pride and Joy��� reported an almost entirely black lion spotted in Tanzania in 1987, but no real pictures of this animal seem to exist.

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