Saturday, February 20, 2010

Picture of the Week


This is Lolo, a black Jaguar, and her newborn in a Jordanian zoo in Yaduda.

You can detect the protective and fierce nature in Lolo's eyes.

I am struck by the stark contrast and just the pure beauty of these two cats.




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4 comments:

Will Shealy said...

Interesting that across the species, cats are born with blue eyes. I read up on this pair - apparently Lolo has melanism, which gives her the solid black coat - it affects about 6% of the Jaguar population. I guess it's not a dominant gene. Beautiful animals, aren't they? Thanks for posting the pic Mandy!

Darkwulfe said...

This is a great pic....of all the cats, jaguars are some of my favorite.

Evil Twin's Wife said...

Gorgeous! I love big cats!

Four Dinners said...

Beautiful!

You'd need a big kitty litter tray for her!!!