Tag: albino

Parents Give Birth to Rare Albino Twins, Share Family Life With Their 4-Year-Old Daughters

When a man from Argentina and his wife welcomed a set of twins, they were surprised to see their little girls were born with snow-white hair, as they were the first twins to have albinism in their country. Now four years later, their proud parents say they’re as healthy as can be. (Courtesy of Carlos Gabriel…


British-Asian Clan With 15 Albinos Might Be the World’s Biggest Family With the Condition

A British-Asian family with 15 albino members who say their condition has brought them together are applying to be formally recognized as the world’s biggest albino family. Pakistani-born Aslam Parvez, 64, and his wife, Shameem, 65, of England, both have white skin due to albinism—and so do all their six children, and some of their siblings,…


UK Photographer Spots Incredibly Rare White Robin–and the Photos Are Breathtaking

An incredibly rare, completely white robin has been spotted in the UK after a woman took up bird photography during lockdown. The eye-catching bird is thought to be one of just a handful ever pictured and is all the more unique because it is entirely—rather than partially—white. The striking robin—usually known for its iconic red…


Rare Albino Baby Turtle Spotted on Great Barrier Reef Island Resort for First Time Since 2016

A baby albino green sea turtle has been spotted making its way across the sand in Australia. The hatchling has a rare pink coloration due to lack of cell pigmentation, and marine experts are excited by the find. But they fear for the turtle’s survival. The hatchling was spotted on the shores of Lady Elliot…


Photographer Captures Stunning Images of Rare White Dolphin ‘Casper’ in Monterey Bay

A rare white dolphin, dubbed Casper, has been delighting whale watchers in Monterey Bay, California. The striking swimmer has been known to the bay for over six years and is a firm favorite among marine mammal enthusiasts. “There are not a lot of areas where dolphins can be spotted close to shore. It’s like the…


Baby Albino Elephant Found Trapped in Snare Near Death, Now Thriving Thanks to Rescuers

A baby albino elephant was found alone in the wild, trapped in a snare in January 2020 in South Africa. The infant was severely injured due to the restraint, and it was thought she might not live. Rescuers took in the dehydrated, starving calf, and took her into the care of the team at Hoedspruit…


Ultra-Rare White Kangaroo Baby Born in New York Zoo, Possibly the First Ever in US

What could be the first-ever white kangaroo born in the United States entered the world at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, in what experts are calling a rare genetic mutation of kangaroo DNA. Several months ago, one of the park’s red kangaroos gave birth to the white baby kangaroo. However, the animal keepers…