An insanely adorable owl that looks like it came straight out of a fairytale has been making waves. The said bird, which has snow-white feathers and cherry red eyes, has piqued the interest of many.
People in Malawi continue to mutilate and murder albinos because they believe that their body parts can be used to create potions. A limb can be sold to hunters for $2,000 while an entire corpse amounts to $75,000.
An extremely rare albino turtle was recently spotted in Australia. This turtle was the last of 122 hatchlings from a green turtle nest on Castaways Beach on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
The corn snake's genome has been sequenced for the first time, and reveals important information regarding the gene mutation responsible for albinism.
A rare albino Risso's calf was recently spotted swimming with its mother in Monterey Bay, Calif.
A rare albino dolphin, spotted in waters off the Florida coast, was seen for the first time in half a century, according to reports.
In an incredibly unlikely turn of events, Maine fishermen found two albino lobsters in two consecutive weeks. Lobsters are known to take on a number of unusual and rare colorations, but albinism is the rarest by far.