Photographer Crosses Paths With A Black Cat Unlike Any He's Seen BeforeGeorge Turner, his encounter with one such feline was actually a symbol of really, specialized fortune.
Not only is that the animal Turner met incredibly gorgeous, he just could be the sole one like him on Earth.
a cat native to Africa, It was a serval. Normally, they appear this:
Can't describe how mind-blowing this was ... and still is, Turner wrote online.
this serval was all black, Instead of being spotted:
This was something even an experienced wildlife photographer like Turner had never seen before.
For context, even seeing a 'normal' serval is hard, he wrote. They’re shy, secretive cats that tend to measure in tall grasses — the right combination for staying unnoticed. whenever I’ve been privileged enough to ascertain them, my heart skips a beat.
Fortunately, the serval Turner spotted appears to be healthy, despite being different. And though Turner was only ready to snap one photo before he disappeared into the comb, with that, he won't soon be forgotten.
The hope, for now, is that he continues to flourish within the grasslands and repose on his territory, Turner wrote, optimistic the cat's chances at finding a mate:
What serval could resist those charming good looks?.