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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What big eyes you have!
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We briefly had a 15mm fisheye lens, and Bam Bam was a great if slightly intimidated subject. This picture require me being less than a foot from his nose. I was very afraid of noseprints, actually.
Submitted: Friday, 8th July, 2011 15:07 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 4th February, 2010
Focal length: 15 mm
Shutter speed: 1/15 sec
Aperture: F1
ISO: 3200
Notes: Nothing special in terms of post processing. Just a black cat and a 15mm fisheye on a crop camera.
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