Panda-albino first came on the camera traps
The picture was taken in the National nature reserve the Wenchuan-Oolong.
27 may 2019 14:37
In the natural Park on the territory of the Chinese province of Sichuan for the first time in the world was taken completely bright Panda. The view allows you to see the animal’s eyes, and based on this, experts have determined that the animal is a carrier of albinism.
In the wild there are representatives of the fauna of unusual white color, but it can also be a manifestation of laicism. In such cases, the skin reduces the production of melanin – the natural dark pigment, although the melanocytes, cells that produce this pigment, are present. The pigmentation of the eyes always remains normal. Animals with albinism also does not have the pigment melanin, so their eyes are always pink or red.
In the natural environment and albinos, and Lakestar to survive difficult: they differ from the counterparts and can be cast out of them; they are more sensitive to sunlight and, in addition, the bright outer layer attracts predators. Caught in the camera lens Panda about 2 years, and she looks healthy: this means that the differences did not prevent the animal to lead a very normal life at the reserve.
Panda Paul albino unknown. Representatives of the reserve plan to install additional cameras to learn more about it. Most scientists are interested in, whether to leave rare animal offspring. Find out about other white animals.