albinism

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

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But Nairobi's newest zebra--and most other albino animals, including humans--lacks these color-coding genes.
But even the sun can be an enemy to albino animals.
Dr Jon Barnes, a specialist in evolutionary biology at Glasgow University, said albino animals were caused by gene mutation.
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.