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An Albino Afghan man poses for a portrait while waiting to procure a National Identity Card at an Afghan National Police station near the city of Mara Wara in Kunar Province, on June 25, 2012. (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)

An Albino Afghan man poses for a portrait while waiting to procure a National Identity Card at an Afghan National Police station near the city of Mara Wara in Kunar Province, on June 25, 2012. (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)

white viper

white viper

Spring Albino Foal

Spring Albino Foal

Shock of White Peafowl

Shock of White Peafowl

The albino Northern Leopard is even more rare than the green and black members of the family, who are now listed with a status of “Threatened” after years of being caught for food and scientific purposes.

The albino Northern Leopard is even more rare than the green and black members of the family, who are now listed with a status of “Threatened” after years of being caught for food and scientific purposes.

Giant Albino Snail
Given their propensity for a less-than-speedy gait, it’s no wonder snails evolved to blend in with their surroundings — but for one snail in particular, genetics had other things in mind. Recently, while exploring the undergrowth in New Zealand’s Kahurangi National Park, a group of hikers made an extraordinary discovery: a giant, albino Powelliphanta snail seeming to cope quite well with its bright-white appearance. The find is so rare, in fact, that even snail experts say this is only the second time they’ve ever seen anything like it.

Giant Albino Snail

Given their propensity for a less-than-speedy gait, it’s no wonder snails evolved to blend in with their surroundings — but for one snail in particular, genetics had other things in mind. Recently, while exploring the undergrowth in New Zealand’s Kahurangi National Park, a group of hikers made an extraordinary discovery: a giant, albino Powelliphanta snail seeming to cope quite well with its bright-white appearance. The find is so rare, in fact, that even snail experts say this is only the second time they’ve ever seen anything like it.

Albino Wombats - All white on the night: Rare albino wombat cubs rescued
The two Southern Hairy Nosed Wombat cubs, whose white coats make them easy prey for dingos, were tired and hungry after going walkabout
By a ripper stroke of luck, these two rare albino wombats were rescued.
The two Southern Hairy Nosed Wombat cubs, whose white coats make them easy prey for dingos, were tired and hungry after going walkabout.
But Icy and Pola were found and nursed back to health by Val Salmon’s team at Ceduna Rescue Centre in the south Australian outback.
The cuddly duo are only the second and third white wombats to be seen at the sanctuary in more than 30 years.

Albino Wombats - All white on the night: Rare albino wombat cubs rescued

The two Southern Hairy Nosed Wombat cubs, whose white coats make them easy prey for dingos, were tired and hungry after going walkabout

By a ripper stroke of luck, these two rare albino wombats were rescued.

The two Southern Hairy Nosed Wombat cubs, whose white coats make them easy prey for dingos, were tired and hungry after going walkabout.

But Icy and Pola were found and nursed back to health by Val Salmon’s team at Ceduna Rescue Centre in the south Australian outback.

The cuddly duo are only the second and third white wombats to be seen at the sanctuary in more than 30 years.

Mare and Foal - by Gigja Einarsdottir  (HH: Pete and Repeat DNA)

Mare and Foal - by Gigja Einarsdottir  (HH: Pete and Repeat DNA)

Albino Hummingbird - I have never seen one of these in person
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Albino Moose 

Albino Moose 

Baby Blues on a Tempermental Mare - she’s showing her angry ears

Baby Blues on a Tempermental Mare - she’s showing her angry ears

Horse Love Bite -
These two were in love - a Palomino and an Albino -
Wonder what their offspring will be?

Horse Love Bite -

These two were in love - a Palomino and an Albino -

Wonder what their offspring will be?

Cockatiels - illustration

Cockatiels - illustration

 
Albino Wallaby
Wallaby baby “Albert” peers out of his pouch on April 7, 2011 at the Vogelpark Marlow animal park in Marlow, eastern Germany. Albino Albert, estimated three months old, has become the attraction of the park, due to his white coat and red eyes.      AFP PHOTO/BERND WUSTNECK

 

Albino Wallaby

Wallaby baby “Albert” peers out of his pouch on April 7, 2011 at the Vogelpark Marlow animal park in Marlow, eastern Germany. Albino Albert, estimated three months old, has become the attraction of the park, due to his white coat and red eyes.      AFP PHOTO/BERND WUSTNECK

Blue-Eyed Albino Donkey - Photo by Kristian Kilma

Blue-Eyed Albino Donkey - Photo by Kristian Kilma