AMAZING ALBINO ANIMALS
Albino Humpback Whale
Hobby photographer Jenny Dean was on a whale-watching trip when she spotted this amazing mammal in Etty Bay near Innisfail, far north Queensland. It could have been Migaloo, thought to be the only all-white humpback whale in the world. Migaloo is believed to migrate up the east coast of Australia from Antarctica to the warmer waters of Tropical North Queensland.
Albino Great Horned Owl
An albino Great Horned Owl, the only one known to exist according to the World Bird Sanctuary, sits on his perch at the sanctuary in St. Louis.
A white peacock flares out its plumage at the Giza zoo in Cairo, Egypt. White peacocks are often mistaken for albinos but are in fact a color variation of the Indian Blue peacock, and are considered rare.
Albino American Alligator
Albino American alligator swims in his new home at the California Academy of Science's facility at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.
Albino Black Vulture
An albino Black Vulture, the only one known in existence and just the second ever seen, sits on his perch at the World Bird Sanctuary in St. Louis. The bird was sent to the WBS after it was found in Michigan, where officials feared that it would not survive in the wild.
Albino Whitetail Deer
An albino Whitetail deer and a normal colored one browse through the woods of western Indiana. Albinism occurs in roughly 1 in 20,000 deer.
Albino Fur Seal
A rare albino fur seal is seen on the beach at Stromness Bay, South Georgia Island, Antarctica.
An albino frog looks up from a shallow area of the South Umpqua River near Winston, Ore. The frog was one of dozens of frogs gathered in a shallow area of the river.
Albino Snapping Turtle
Pinky, a rare albino snapping turtle, who suffered malnutrition in his earlier years and now sports an oddly developed shell rests at the Clinch Park Zoo in Traverse City, Mich. A breeder from Washington State wants to breed Pinky with a female albino snapping turtle to research color abnormalities in turtles.
The world's only albino gorilla, Snowflake, plays with a rope in Barcelona zoo. Snowflake died on November 2013 after a long struggle with skin cancer.
A team collecting animals for the Newport Aquarium in Newport, KY found this rare 5 month old albino leopard shark off the coast of northern California.