The doting mother and her ex-husband, Joao, are both black - but their daughter, Ruth, was born with pale, white skin, blonde hair and blue eyes. The majestic creatures all have a condition called albinism, which is a genetic pigmentation disorders which causes the skin or hair to remain white and results in pink eyes in mammals. Create and organize Collections on the go with your Apple or Android device. Share this image Share link Copy link. Plus, get free weekly content and more. And since most animals are adorned in striking colours and patterns, it's quite magical to see a variety of species in pure white. Share Collections to anyone by email or to other Shutterstock users.
When Rosemere Fernanda de Andrade first held her newborn baby, she assumed there had been a mix-up.
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Create a Free Account. Search by image Oops! Save Try Share Edit. There have even been some unusual cases where parents without albinism have given birth to children with the condition. You can redownload your image for free at any time, in any size.