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These Albino Animals Are Different… But Beautiful.
Katarina
16 may 2014 10:26

Albinism and Leucism are two similar conditions in animals characterized by reduced pigmentation. The difference is that Leucism, unlike albinism, is caused by a reduction in all types of skin pigment, not just melanin. Albino animals will have red eyes where as animals with Leucism will have lightly pigmented eyes, most often blue.
Here are different animals suffering from these rare pigmentation disorders.

Albinism and Leucism are two similar conditions in animals characterized by reduced pigmentation. The difference is that Leucism, unlike albinism, ...

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When Nature Runs Out Of Paint: 25 All-White Animals | Bored Panda
Helen
12 sep 2013 10:51

Given the millions of different shades of color that we see in nature, it’s no wonder that, once in a while, nature might simply run out of paint. Perhaps this is why pure-white animals leave such a strong impression on us. Some of them look like ghostly spirit animals. Others, like albino whales or moose, are lonely one-in-a-million albinos with striking, unexpected appearances.Albinism (with its root in the Latin word albus, or white) is a form of hypopigmentary congenital disorder,...

Given the millions of different shades of color that we see in nature, it’s no wonder that, once in a while, nature might simply run out of paint.