Black Animals

Black animals have said coloration due to a higher amount of a group of pigments called melanin. Most of the animals listed here develop an all black coloration either from birth or when they reach adult hood.

List of Black Animals

Mammals

  • Agu Pig
  • American Black Bear
  • Angus Cattle
  • Asian Black Bear
  • Black Panther
  • Bonobo
  • Celebes Crested Macaque
  • Chilean Dolphin
  • Chimpanzee
  • Greater Ani
  • Mountain Gorilla
  • Scottish Terrier
  • Short-finned Pilot Whale
  • Silver Fox
  • Wild Water Buffalo

Birds

  • American Crow
  • Ancona Chicken
  • Ayam Cemani
  • Black Swan
  • Common Blackbird
  • Fork-tailed Drongo
  • Great Cormorant
  • Lesser Frigatebird
  • White-lined Tanager

Amphibians

Reptiles

  • Black Adder
  • Blue-Tongued Skink
  • Indigo Snake
  • Western Rat Snake

Insects

  • Black Katydid
  • Black Saddlebags Skimmer
  • Black Witch Moth
  • Cactus Longhorn
  • Lobster Moth

Invertebrates

  • Arabian Fat-tailed Scorpion
  • Black Slug
  • Southern Black Widow
  • Western Black Widow

Fish

  • Black Molly
  • Black Moor Goldfish
  • Lyre-tail Pleco
  • Rainbow Shark
  • Wrought Iron Butterflyfish