Discover some extremely rare albino animals which you have probably never seen before. This rare is condition is more common than you realize.
Albinism is a disorder caused by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes. Some people and animals are effected differently, for example some people could have pale skin and blue eyes while others could have pale skin, white hair and red eyes.
1. Albino Kiwi
It is estimated that one in every 17`000 born have the rare albino condition.
2. Albino Alligator
Albinos tend to have low vision, whereas humans are able to correct this with glasses animals end up suffering with poor eye sight.
3. Albino Hedgehog
Albino people tend to live longer than ordinary people.
4. Albino Raven
There are more albino people in Africa than anywhere else. In Tanzania and Burundi about 1 in every 1500 people are born with the albino gene.
5. Albino Squirrel
While albinism is the absence of pigment, there is an opposite condition where animals are born completely black. This has been seen in lions, snakes, penguins and many other animals.
6. Albino Humming Bird
Because of the lack of pigment in the skin albinos are easily burnt by the sun and so are more susceptible to getting skin cancer.
7. Albino Gorilla
This is Snowflake, an albino gorilla that was born in a Spanish zoo.
8. Albino Deer
The famous book “Moby Dick” was actually based on a real albino whale which was a destructive sperm whale living near Mocha island off southern Chile.
9. Albino Lion
Albinism can occur in any animal in the world no matter how big or small.
10. Albino Penguin
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