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Runaway Unicorn

Runaway Unicorn
A runaway unicorn sparked a four-hour pursuit by the emergency services in Madera County, California. In reality the ‘unicorn’ was a white pony adorned with a spiral horn who had fled a girls’ birthday party.  According to local police some onlookers mistook the pony for the mythical unicorn. It’s another curious coincidence with event [...]

White Squirrels in Edinburgh

White Squirrels in Edinburgh
A family of rare white squirrels has been spotted in Edinburgh.  There have been several recent reports of at least four white ‘grey’ squirrels living in the Barnton area of Edinburgh, Scotland. White morphs, which are not the same as albinos with red eyes, result from a gene mutation that codes for pigmentation. They are rare in the UK. [...]

Wallaby Damned

Wallaby Damned
A rare albino wallaby has been caught on video in a field in Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire, more than 9,000 miles from its native Australia. Rare Albino Wallaby The White Rabbit like creature was spotted by an Australian. Caroline Phillips, 41, who owns the field where the mammal was seen, said it was odd to get this reminder of home in [...]

The White Rhea of Warminster

The White Rhea of Warminster
A beautiful giant flightless bird has been on the loose in Warminster, Wiltshire.  Police spent three hours chasing the rhea, which escaped from its owner and ran about the town bringing traffic to halt. The bird resembles an ostrich, which is curious given Ben and Sarah’s discussion about ostriches and likening their ‘head [...]

Moby Dick

Moby Dick
An adult white Killer Whale or Orca has been spotted for the first time in the wild.  Scientists have nicknamed the whale ‘Iceberg’ after it was caught on camera off the coast of Kamchatka in eastern Russia. The whale was sighted by a research cruise led by Erich Hoyt a senior fellow from the Whale and Dolphin Conservation S [...]

Owl’s That!

Owl’s That!
Bird watchers in America are reporting a mass exodus of snowy owls from the Arctic into the lower 48 states. The beautiful birds have been seen from coast to coast in a southern migration described as unbelievable by the Owl Research Institute. The migration has bemused experts with no logical explanation coming to the fore. Snowy [...]

White Wombat

White Wombat
Another example of a rare albino. It’s a wombat from Ceduna, Australia. The endearing animal is being nursed back to health after being found alone and unwell. The wombat, named Polar, was found by shearers close to death, dehydrated and exhausted. The name Ceduna is a corruption of the local Aboriginal word Chedonna and is said [...]

Migaloo

Migaloo
Another albino, this time in the shape of Migaloo the humpback whale. The unique and majestic creature has been filmed professionally for the very first time.  The only albino whale of its kind in the world, Migaloo was filmed close to Green Island off the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.  Reef Magic Cruise [...]

Beluga blows hearts

Beluga blows hearts
A white whale in Polar land, China that has been trained to blow heart-shaped bubbles. Seeing is believing. But there’s a dark side to this. Should such majestic creatures be confined to a tank for human entertainment?

Snowball the Albino Hedgehog

Snowball the Albino Hedgehog
Snowball, an albino hedgehog, has been put on a diet and exercise machine at St Tiggywinkles hospital in Aylesbury. The spiny creature tipped the scales at three times its normal weight, after feasting on dog food before it was rescued. Only 1 in 10,000 hedgehogs is born albino. Perhaps this a reminder from the Earth Emperor o [...]

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