22 Albino Animals That Don’t Need Color To Look Beautiful

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Animals come in a wide variety of colors, from brown or black to bright blue or fire orange. Since most animals are doted or stripped in striking colors, it is rather majestic to see an all-white albino animal stalking through the forest.

Albinism includes a number of genetic pigmentation disorders, in which the skin or fur is white or pink; in some cases it also causes reddish eyes. Albinism has been linked to poor eyesight and higher skin cancer rates, but otherwise albino animals (and humans) are exactly the same as everyone else.

Leucism is a similar condition to albinism that impacts some members of the animal kingdom. Leucism only includes partial loss of pigmentation and causes pale white patches to form. Leucism is caused by a reduction in multiple types of pigment, not just melanin.

In nature, what is different is all the more beautiful, making the all-white animals on this list some of the most gorgeous creatures in the world.

1. Lioness

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Photo Credit: Chad Cocking

2. Zebra

Reminds me of Wrigley’s Zebra Gum, I wonder if he smells yummy like peaches.

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Photo Credit: Bill Adams

3. Reindeer

When Santa finds this gorgeous all-white reindeer, Rudolph is in for some competition!

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Photo Credit: imgur.com

4. Alligator

Look closely and you can see his red eye.

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Photo Credit: imgur.com

5. Owl

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Photo Credit: picslist.com

6. Humpback Whale

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Photo Credit: imgur.com

Albino Whale Caught On Video

7. Deer Family

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8. Lion

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Photo Credit: unknown

9. Peacock

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Photo Credit: Victor

10. Turtle

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11. Hedgehog

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Photo Credit: ~bex~

12. Gorilla

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Photo Credit: Nature

13. Doberman

This handsome hunk knows how to stand out beside his pack!

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Photo Credit: unknown

14. Penguin

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Photo Credit: imgur.com

15. Kangaroo

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Photo Credit: Rohan Thomson

16. Rhino

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Photo Credit: Gravityx9

17. Snake

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Photo Credit: Ealvarez Gibson

18. Raccoon

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Photo Credit: Rick Stockwell

19. Tawny Frogmouth

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Photo Credit: unknown

20. Tiger

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Photo Credit: Christina Fennell

21. Hummingbird

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Photo Credit: Marty Jones

22. Squirrel

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Photo Credit: palmerlakeguy2010