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Tigers - two Rare Species - White Tiger and Black Tiger (recessive trait causing melanism: resulting in all black pigmentation of skin and fur)

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from Mail Online

'He's a bit of all-white': Jackie the albino jackdaw has twitchers all a-flutter

An albino turtle, living in a sanctuary in Sri Lanka. Albino animals often struggle to survive in the wild, as their lack of pigment makes them an easy target for predators.

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Rare black tiger cub does its best to terrify but it’s just too cute

Too cute to fool anyone: The rare tiny black tiger cub does its best to look scary for the camera

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Pictured: The 100,000-to-one black barn owl

Black Barn Owl and normal Barn Owl. Blacks are mutant and would be killed by other owls the wild but this one was forn at Herford Owl Rescue

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the day: 5 December 2012

Rowan Byrne sent us this picture of a rare melanistic green sea turtle on Rosalie beach, Dominica in the Caribbean. If you have a photograph you'd like us to consider for a picture gallery, please email it to mypic@telegraph.co.uk, supplying a little info on where and when the picture was taken. Picture: www.marinecreatures.com

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