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 Post subject: Rare Sightings
Unread postPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:51 am 
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Hi 'mites;

I came across this beautiful rare sighting of a strawberry-colour leopard that was spotted in a reserve and thought I should share the picture with you :gflower: .

Isn't this just a beauty? :D
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The president of the cat conservation group, Luke Hunter, told National Geographic that the leopard might have erythrism, a little-understood genetic condition that's thought to cause either an overproduction of red pigments or an underproduction of dark pigments.

The article can be found here.

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Unread postPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2012 11:11 am 
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:thumbs_up: Lesego, what a nice kitty. :lol:


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:thumbs_up: A beauty indeed!

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Gorgeous!!! :D Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up:

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Unread postPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:45 pm 
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