Check out this melanistic garter snake (not sure the if exact species of garter snake, since I usually go by the color patterns)!āØ Melanism occurs in snakes when there is an overproduction of dark pigment (melanin) in their bodies. Itās often referred to as āthe oppositeā of albino.
I donāt have sources for this claim, but Iāve heard itās much better for an animal to be melanistic than albino, because they can usually still blend and hide well! But that would all depend on the animalās environment, so I donāt think the statement could hold across the board.
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gemini is the eternal child who never quite loses his inquisitive fascination. for gemini, there is always so much to know and too much too talk about. and he is the epitome of the double side personality; bright, playful and communicative one minute, distracted and detached the next