Instagram – Dec 01, 2022 @ 12:00

The most incredible and extremely rare sighting of a melanistic black leopard cub at @olpejeta in Kenya. Ol Pejeta is a sanctuary for endangered and threatened species and news like this is always wonderful to hear! 🏽

Posted @withrepost • @olpejeta There’s nothing we love more than sharing unusual sightings with you all, and this week we certainly have an exciting one!

Our teams have been thrilled to hear the news that an extremely rare black leopard cub has been spotted on the conservancy and one lucky visitor even managed to capture this fantastic footage of the cub alongside its sibling!

Melanistic leopards have been reported in and around Kenya for decades but confirmed sightings are so rare that they went over 100 years without being scientifically documented here.

Help us to keep track of this rare cub by dropping us a message if you are lucky enough to see it on your next visit!

Video credit: @jilime_photos_safaris

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