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Albino Animals - White Animals

What is albinism? explains all! What are albinos and what do they look like? Albinos lack color pigments, so their skin, fur or feathers are very light. These animals are very susceptible to sunburn, and are more likely to get skin cancer. Their eyes are also very sensitive to light and sight is often affected. Over the following pages, you’ll learn:

  • what albinism is
  • why animals with albinism have red eyes
  • wether there are advantages or disadvantages for them
  • what leucism is
  • what amelanism is
  • what xanthism is

Also, we have some amazing pictures showing albino animals for you.

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