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Day: September 18, 2017

Purple Carrot

Purple Carrot

Information The purple color of these carrots is actually due to anticyclonic pigments. The history of these carrots can be traced back to Rome and Central Asia, where they were grown as early as the 10th century. Purple carrots, still orange on the inside, were sold in British stores starting in 2002. Pictures

White Peacock

White Peacock

Information These majestically beautiful creatures are a rare species of the peacock. White peacocks are not albinos; they have a genetic mutation that is known as Leucism, which causes the lack of pigments in the plumage. Pictures Videos Useful Links treehugger.comcuteness.com

White Humpback Whale

White Humpback Whale

Information An albino humpback whale that travels up and down the east coast of Australia became famous in the local media on account of its extremely rare, all-white appearance. Migaloo is the only known all-white humpback whale and is known to be a true albino. First sighted in 1991, and believed to be three to five years old at that time, Migaloo was named for an indigenous Australian word for “white fella”. Migaloo was shown to be male in 2004…

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