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Baby Alligator

This was one of Reuters top photos for the day, yesterday. It shows a
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albino alligator.  Not only is it an unusual
subject, but
it is a pretty good picture.

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A baby albino alligator swims at Sao Paulo’s Aquarium
January 10, 2007.
Sao Paulo’s Aquarium, South America’s biggest thematic aquarium, holds
two rare albino alligators, both measuring about 44-centimetres.

Comments

  1. #1 Greg P
    January 11, 2007

    We have an albino alligator in our local zoo. Apparently they are not all that uncommon — a certain fairly fixed percentage. In the wild they don’t survive long, however, due to the lack of camouflage.