Animal coat colours : Black predominant [ eligibility and rules below, dont make me DQ you for the sake of a few moments to read the rules ]

Challenge #38 in the The Company Of Animals series. Hosted by Patchandcrew.
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Lets see your best shots of any species of animal MAMMAL whose natural coat/fur is predominantly black. [ Other colours/markings are fine but there must be clearly more black than other colours *within shot*, if the balance is too far from black predominant I will DQ ;) ]. If unsure please ask.
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African Buffalo
by Mytmoss
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African Buffalo, Djuma Private Reserve, Sabi Sands, South Africa
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Submitted: Sunday, 3rd July, 2011 01:07 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 24th August, 2010
Focal length: 560 mm
Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 400
Notes: with 1.4 extender
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