Aborigines are the world’s oldest continuous culture, and though they arrived in Australia between 40,000 and 60,000 years ago, their appearance has not changed significantly. They typically have deep-set eyes, broad noses, full lips and prominent cheekbones. (Pete Turner/Getty Images)
This is Venus, she’s a Chimera cat and technically, her own twin! She’s the result of four parent cells (two fertilized eggs or two embryos fused together). The two separate organisms had already started to develop, so that’s why some features of both remained in this one amazing kitty!
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-skinned Indian couple Roseturai Pullan, 50, and wife Mani, 45, have eight other family members who are albinos. They have overcome years of prejudice and hardship — but now the unique ten-strong group are in line for official recognition with a Guinness World Record.
HH: There are quite a number of Native Americans in Arizona with the genetic condition and it always has fascinated me. It is a world-wide occurrence.