Albino Animals

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Aug 15, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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Albinism is not exclusive to cute bunnies with pink eyes. Readers learn why different types of animals are born this way, and about the challenges they must face in their natural environments. Students will be fascinated with striking photographs and engaging text that explains all about pigments, melanin, and the difference between leucistic animals and albinos.
 

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Contents

What Is Albinism?
4
Power of Pigment
6
Not All White Animals Are Albinos
8
Not All Albinos Are White
10
Crazy Albino Facts
13
Albino Eyesight
14
All Creatures Great and Small
16
Challenges of Albinism
18
The Albino Squirrels of Olney Illinois
20
Why Are Albino Animals So Rare?
22
Glossary
23
Index
24
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