Albinism is a recessive gene mutation.
Rare white giant Panda was captured by cameras in the national nature reserve WO long Inn in Sichuan province in China.
This animal is albino, he has no usual for pandas of black spots, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to nv.ua.
According to the report, the Panda hit the lens of the infrared camera mounted at a height of about 2000 meters above sea level in the wild, in the middle of April.
Panda without spots on the body and red eyes were captured crossing the forest.
“Judging by the photos, this Panda-albino, and from one to two years,” said a researcher from Peking University, an expert on bears Li Sheng.
“Panda looks strong and moves with confidence that is a sign that genetic mutation does not interfere with her life,” said Li Sheng, adding that the available data do not allow us to determine the sex of the animal.
Albinism is a recessive gene mutation. Hatchling albino can only appear if both parents-Panda bear this gen.
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