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20 stunningly rare albino animals

By: Angela Nelson on July 12, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Albino kangaroo in New South Wales, Australia

Photo: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

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Even for Australians who see kangaroos every day, it's rare to see an albino kangaroo in the wild, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. These white 'roos have a genetic predisposition for vision and hearing problems, making them especially vulnerable to predators. The albino mother kangaroo pictured here, which stands about five feet tall, gave birth to a normally colored joey, seen in her pouch.