Chocolate Animals: Llamas, and Tigers and Bears. Oh My!
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Look around you, chocolate animals are everywhere!
I'm not talking about animal crackers or molded candy.
I'm talking about nature's dark chocolate colored creatures.
There might be one in your backyard or in a zoo near you.
But don't try to take a bite out of one, it might bite back!
No, not the tasty treats you enjoy eating at Easter. These are the live ones that require lots of love and care.
Wouldn't it be great to have a beautiful bunny like this hopping around your house?
Breeds that produce chocolate colored bunnies...
- Dwarf Hotot
- English Spot
- Himalayan-markings like cat breed
- Jersey Wooly
- Rex-Mini and Standard
Choose wisely, if you do decide to get one!
Looking for a majestic steed with a chocolate coat? Here are a few to choose from...
- Rocky Mountain
- Palomino-can have a dark chocolate coat
- Liver Chestnut
Wouldn't it be fantastic to take a ride on a bittersweet colored breed?
You can even purchase chocolate animals for your aquarium. How about...
- Angelfish-offer lots of chocolate choices
- Goldfish-Chocolate Oranda
- Chocolate Cichlid
- Chocolate Gourami-very difficult to keep
- Spiny Catfish
Petting and kissing not recommended!
Assorted Bittersweet Colored Pets
Not into bunnies or fish, how about one of these for a pet...
- Guinea Pig
- Fancy Rat
- Chocolate Skunk-more popular than the black and white ones
- African Pygmy Hedgehog
- Chocolate Ferret
- Nigerian Dwarf Goat
Not looking for a pet? There are plenty of interesting wild animals with chocolate coats or markings.
These chocolate colored animals are native to Australia...
- Chocolate Wattled Bat
- Western Grey Kangaroo-can have a chocolate brown coat
- Sydney Brown Trapdoor spiders
- Chocolate Soldier-an unusual dark type of green grocer cicada
- Spotted-Tail Quoll-can have a dark chocolate coat like this one
Going on safari? No? Then you'll have to try to catch a glimpse of these African animals at your local zoo...
- Masai Giraffe—has dark chocolate irregular shaped spots
- Black Springbok
- African Open-billed Stork
- Walia Ibex-has a chocolate brown hide. It's endangered according to the 2008 Red List
More Chocolate Animals
Here's an odd assortment of nature's creatures bearing the bittersweet color...
- White Tiger-stripes can be chocolate colored
- Chocolate-band Snail
- Gopher Tortoise-
- Chocolate Pipistrelle-bat
- Desert Millipede
- White-rumped Munia-finch
- Chocolate Chip Sea Star or Chocolate Chip Starfish
- Indian Porcupine
- Some American Black Bears
- Brushy-Tailed Ringtail Possum
- Giant River Otter
- American Minks
- Fishing Cat-a serval that has chocolate-colored stripes
- Domestic sheep
- White crested Chocolate Polish Chicken
- Boer goats
There's an amazing number of gorgeous chocolate animals on
this planet. Probably more than you ever would have imagined. Keep one
as a pet. Or just take a little time to enjoy their soul-satisfying
It's a nonfattening chocolate treat you can have every day!
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