albinism

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the congenital absence of pigmentation in the eyes and skin and hair

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If you were a wildlife service officer and you spotted an albino animal in the wild, would you catch it, and care for it in a protected area, or let it live its natural life?
Wildlife experts encourage people to feed albino animals as they often struggle to survive.
Grace Yoxon, of Skye-based International Otter Survival Fund, said: "It is extremely rare to see albino animals in the wild and to be able to get such a wonderful photo is exceptional.
She said people with the condition do not like being label led albinos and do not have red eyes like albino animals.
Leucism is a rare form of albinism--most albino animals usually boast white skin and pinkish-yellow eyes.
ALBINO ANIMALS OR PEOPLE CAN INHERIT THIS TRAIT FROM THEIR PARENTS.