According to everything I have read, this lion isn’t really black. It’s a hoax, a Photoshop manipulation. It is however, not a genetic impossibility. Color mutations among creatures great and small are never impossible. This particular picture originally showed (supposedly) a very rare white lion that has been manipulated to appear black. I’m not sure why showing an extremely rare white […]
Work of Art “Art” isn’t just paintings and sculptures, it can be anything in which we find beauty and meaning — even food. Show us a thing, place, or person that’s a work of art to you. This antique carved carousel lion is art to me. Beautiful carving, wonderful expression … and a child — […]
Once, the proud lion rode the carousel, roaring his carved defiance to the world. Now, he stands guard over the Winter Carousel the Heritage Museum and Gardens in Sandwich, on Cape Cod.