Incredible Moment Rare White Giraffes are Spotted in Kenya

A pair of rare white giraffes, a mother, and child, have been spotted in Kenya and captured on video for the first time.

The unique giraffes suffer from a genetic condition called leucism, which prevents pigmentation in skin cells and results in a white, pale color.

, Unlike albinism where there is only an absence of melanin, leucism is a condition that is caused by a reduction in multiple types of pigment.

The footage of the distinctive giraffes was filmed in the Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy in Garissa county by conservationists after locals tipped them off.


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