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Plains zebra

Equus quagga

Description:

A zebra with orange-colored stripes! It is not an Albino because Albinos are white and have red eyes. This zebra has orange-colored stripes and blue eyes. It has "Amelanism".

Habitat:

Savannah of Masai Mara

Notes:

Amelanism (also known as amelanosis) is a pigmentation abnormality characterized by the lack of pigments called melanins, commonly associated with a genetic loss of tyrosinase function. Amelanism can affect fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals including humans.

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Benno Ibold
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Benno Ibold

Narok, Kenya

Lat: -1.48, Long: 35.14

Spotted on Jul 21, 2017
Submitted on Sep 30, 2017

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