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21 stunningly rare albino animals

By: Angela Nelson on July 12, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Three-week-old albino turtle

Photo: Raymond Roig/AFP/Getty Images

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Turtle

In February, a rare albino turtle like this one was spotted right after it hatched on a beach in Queensland, Australia. CNN reports the creature stayed in the nest days longer than its more colorful siblings. Queensland's Threatened Species Unit chief scientist, Dr. Col Limpus, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation that an albino turtle birth "probably occurs at the rate of one in many hundreds of thousands of eggs that are laid."