In technical terms, albinism is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of tyrosinase, a copper-containing enzyme involved in the production of melanin. Continue reading to see twenty-five more all-white animals that were captured by skilled photographers.

Given the millions of different shades of color that we see in nature, it’s no wonder that, once in a while, nature might simply run out of paint.

Perhaps this is why pure-white animals leave such a strong impression on us. Some of them look like ghostly spirit animals. Others, like albino whales or moose, are lonely one-in-a-million albinos with striking, unexpected appearances.

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