WHITE OR ALBINO LOOKING ANIMALS
Added on: 15th Sep 2016
Yes, even dogs can be albino. Normally, pugs are known
for their typical black mask, which is obviously not
the case for this adorable albino pug.
After domesticated hedgehogs became popular in the early
1980’s, several new colours of these spiny mammals
were created, including albino.
In ferrets, the domesticating process might have started as
early as 2,500 years ago. These days, ferrets have been
fully domesticated. Albino ferrets are very popular pets.
Plentiful in ponds in rivers in sub-Saharan Africa, the African
clawed frog is usually greenish-grey in colour. However,
even within this species, albinos have been recorded.
Best known for their ability to mimic other birds´ songs,
mockingbirds come in many different colours, depending on
the particular species. In the US, the northern mockingbird
is the most common species.
Among aquarists, albino pet fish are very popular. Catfish is
one of the species in which genetically created
albinism is quite common.
Bats are usually grey to black but in 2012, an albino bat with
red eye was spotted in Masbate, an island province of
Koala´s pelage mostly ranges from silver grey to chocolate brown
but several albino koalas have also been documented.
In 1997, an albino koala named Onya-Birri was born at
the San Diego Zoo.