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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A large black bear (we've had several over the years, and we've lost many hundreds of dollars in bird feeders)... I know I should bring it in, but I love the birds. Another year, another feeder. He did not care that I was outside with him, less than 20 feet away taking this photo!
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Submitted: Wednesday, 6th July, 2011 17:05 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 9th May, 2011
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 2000
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