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Back in black: Another melanistic serval spotted in East Africa

February 8, 2017

For the superstitious among us, a black cat is usually a bad omen, but for photographer Alison Mees spotting a sooty feline was a stroke of good luck. While on an afternoon game drive in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, Mees came across a rare sight: a pitch-black serval foraging in the long grass. Read full report.