Rare white platypus in Gwydir River near Armidale is leucistic, researchers find

November 6th, 2023

ABC Online, Other, 03/11/2023, James Paras
University of New England researchers were looking for turtles in a northern NSW river when one of Australia’s rarest wildlife phenomena popped up in front of them and had them gaping in amazement. […] Now, photos of Bloop have been published in a research paper by the CSIRO, which has found the animal is not albino, instead attributing its white fur to the genetic abnormality leucism.

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