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7 famous albino animals

By: Shea Gunther on Aug. 28, 2019, 2:05 p.m.
Claude the albino alligator

Photo: Brocken Inaglory [CC BY-SA 3.0]/Wikimedia Commons

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Claude the alligator

Claude the alligator is the most famous resident of the California Academy of Sciences. Born in captivity in Florida, he now spends his days splashing around The Swamp, his little corner of the academy.

For a few years he shared the space with another gator named Bonnie, but that ended when Claude, whose weakened albino eyes made him prone to bump into things (and other gators), provoked Bonnie into biting him on the foot. After Bonnie was shipped back to Florida and Claude recovered, he was reintroduced back into The Swamp.