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The photographer accidentally captures an exclusive black tiger suffering a rare condition-melanism

In India, an inexperienced photographer managed to capture a once-in-a-lifetime shot of a black tiger.

It was without a doubt one of the most unusual and fascinating encounters an amateur wildlife photographer had with an exceedingly rare and distinctive creature.

The circumstance unfolded as follows: the blessed photographer was busy studying birds at a sanctuary when he unexpectedly captured a very rare and extremely gorgeous tiger.

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As it was later discovered, this special kind of tiger can only be found in the woods of Odisha and, most tragically, only 10 individuals remain in the world. Unlike other Bengal tigers, this one has black stripes because of the ailment he has-melananism. In contrast to albinism, where animals lack skin or fur pigmentation, unusual black pigmentation occurs in this scenario.

According to scientific studies, these amazing creatures have only been sighted a few times. And when the photographer observed him, he couldn’t believe it was a tiger because he had no information about the alterations caused by the condition melanism.

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