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Have You Ever Seen A White Giraffe?
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Published: Jan 27, 2016

No, this isn’t Photoshop but an actual Giraffe who is white!

Source: telegraph.co.uk
Source: telegraph.co.uk

This Giraffe’s name is Omo and Omo is suffering from leucism a condition that results in partial loss of pigmentation causing the giraffe to look pale.

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Source: abcnews.go.com

The giraffe was spotted in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania by Dr Derek Lee, the founder of the institute. He said

“Omo appears to get along with the other giraffes, she has always been seen with a large group of normally coloured giraffe – they don’t seem to mind her different colouring,”

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Source: huffingtonpost.com

Omo isn’t the only animal suffering from leucism.

There are even alligators

Source: outdoorhub.com
Source: outdoorhub.com

Peacocks

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Source: honchemistry.wikispaces.com

and even seals who suffer from lecusim

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Source: hubpages.com