Given the myriad of colors we see in the animal kingdom, seeing a purely white animal can be an unsettling but magical experience. Albino animals, as well as rare all-white species and leucistic creatures, are the same as any other animals, but with a coloration that makes them (sometimes literally) one in a million.


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Albinism is an umbrella term that covers a variety of genetic pigmentation disorders. Most creatures born with albinism are born with white or pink skin and fur, and some (not all) have reddish or violet eyes as well. Albinism is associated with poor eyesight and a higher susceptibility to skin cancers, but animals and people with albinism are otherwise no different from their peers. Leucism is a similar condition that can affect a wider array of pigments than albinism does.

If you have a photo of a beautiful and unique all-white animal, we'd love to see it added to this list!

#1 Turtle

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RJazz909 1 year ago

Its so cool looking!!!

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#2 Zebra

Zebra

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JazrinePickett 1 year ago

It's black and blue...

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#3 Peacock

Peacock

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AnjellyMacWynn 1 year ago

This is amazing! I've only seen an all white peacock at a drive through nature preserve.

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#4 Lion

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#5 Reindeer

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P.BruxFHell 1 year ago

Ooooh, so pretty. Like a japanese forest spirit!!

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#6 Lioness

Lioness

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JazrinePickett 1 year ago

I LOVE THEIR EYES!!!!

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#7 Alligator

Alligator

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#8 Owl

Owl

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RJazz909 1 year ago

It's given us teh stink eye...-_-

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#9 Humpback Whale

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TabethaKelley 1 year ago

I love the wonders of nature!

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#10 Deer Family

Deer Family

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AnjellyMacWynn 1 year ago

Whoa! This is nuts! The way they're all standing in defense mode, WOW!

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#11 Hedgehog

Hedgehog

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#12 Doberman

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JeanneDeaux 1 year ago

He is very beautiful!

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#13 Gorilla

Gorilla

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#14 Penguin

Penguin

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JazrinePickett 1 year ago

This must be an advantage.... He can blend in a lot easier...

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#15 Kangaroo

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RJazz909 1 year ago

Awwwwwwwwwwwwhhhhhhhhhhhhh...What a cute 'roo!!! :D

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#16 Rhino

Rhino

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lemonhead 1 year ago

ironic if it was a "white" rhino

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#17 Tawny Frogmouth

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JoaoGaribotti 1 year ago

Woah, Look at those eyes

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#18 Snake

Snake

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RJazz909 1 year ago

It looks like it's saying: "DONT TAZE ME BRO"!!!

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#19 Raccoon

Raccoon

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lemonhead 1 year ago

albinism is a genetic disease where the DNA code for pigment of the fur/skin got messed up. It is quite amazing.

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#20 Hummingbird

Hummingbird

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DebbieWhited 1 year ago

That is amazing!

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#21 Squirrel

Squirrel

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BarbiLucas 1 year ago

This one can't decide whether he's red or grey!

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