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Mutant "Blond" Penguin Spotted in Antarctica | National Geographic

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Published on Aug 18, 2014

Travelers on a National Geographic - Lindblad expedition to Antarctica came across a leucistic chinstrap penguin. Unusual light coloring ​sets this penguin apart from its black-and-white brethren. Often mistaken for albinos, leucistic birds have a genetic mutation that restricts the dissemination of pigment to feathers.
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See video of a mutant all-black penguin:
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Mutant "Blond" Penguin Spotted in Antarctica | National Geographic
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