A Rare White Giraffe Has Been Spotted Roaming With Her Herd In Tanzania

January 27, 2016

A white giraffe has been spotted roaming around Tarangire National Park, in Tanzania, along with the rest of her herd - who don't seem to be bothered about her unusual coloring.

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Ecologist Dr. Derek Lee, founder and scientist at the Wild Nature Institute, caught the pale giraffe on camera. He estimates her to be about 15 months old.

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Lee told the Daily Mail that "Omo" the giraffe is leucistic - a genetic condition where "many of the skin cells are incapable of making a pigment but some are, so she is pale – but not pure white with red or blue eyes as a true albino would be."

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But that abnormality makes her so special and beautiful.

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