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21 stunningly rare albino animals

By: Angela Nelson on July 12, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Albino lobster

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Lobster

In 2012, a fisherman in Gloucester, Massachusetts, caught an albino lobster and posted his discovery on YouTube. In the video below, Capt. Joe says this is the third one he's seen in his lifetime, which is impressive given the odds of a lobster being albino are about 1 in 100,000,000.

In 2014, two Maine fisherman each caught a so-called "crystal" lobster in the same week. These unique lobsters were lucky in another way, too — they were all spared the pot.