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Albinos of the animal kingdom

Updated 7:08 AM ET, Thu June 19, 2014
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The albino humpback whale nicknamed Migaloo cruises along the eastern coast of Australia near Coffs Harbour with another whale in 2005. On Thursday, June 19, he was spotted swimming along the coast near Sydney on his annual migration. Greer Atkinson/Sea Experience Charters/AP/FILE
A rare 300-pound marlin was caught and released off the coast of Costa Rica during a fishing trip run by Maverick Yachts and Maverick Sportfishing Tours on March 11. It's being called the first-ever recorded albino blue marlin, according to the company's Facebook page. It's unclear whether the fish was albino or leucistic, retaining some essence of its normal pigmentation. Courtesy MaverickSportFish.com
An albino killer whale nicknamed Iceberg, the only all-white, adult killer whale ever spotted, travels in a pod of 13 orcas near Bering Island off the coast of Russia. AFP/Getty Images
A rare albino tammar wallaby and its twin at Chris Humfrey's Wild Action Zoon in Macedon, Australia. Getty Images
Two-week-old Sri Lankan Albino cobras at the National Zoological Gardens in Colombo, Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Anuruddha Lokuhapuarachchi /Landov
An albino baby turtle swims with green sea turtle babies in a pond at Khram island, Thailand. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom/Landov
A wild white donkey on the island of Asinara, Italy. The donkey is an albino variant of the more common Sardinian donkey. AFP/Getty Images
These two white albino alligators live in the Alligator Bay zoological park in Beauvoir, France. AFP/Getty Images
Two albino porcupines compete for a corn cob at the Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden in Ahmedabad, India. AFP/Getty Images
An albino hedgehog in the Zoo of the Botanical Garden in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi. AFP/Getty Images
A rare albino buffalo grazes in Hellsgate National Park in Naivasha, Kenya. AFP/Getty Images
An albino squirrel in Hout Bay, South Africa.
A rare albino southern right whale calf surfaces at West Australia's Flinder's Bay. REUTERS/whales-australia.com/Steve Mitchell/Landov
A rare baby two-humped camel stands with its mother in a private zoo at the Crimean resort of Yalta. REUTERS /STR /LANDOV