Albino Blackbuck | Rarely found animal | Velavadar

shahronakm

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Discover Wild India presents rarely found animal Albino Blackbuck or The White Buck.

Best watched in Full HD (1080p).

Filmed at Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar, Gujarat, December 2014.

Normally in Blackbucks adult males are dark brown to velvet black with white undersides while females and young are fawn or tan above and white below. Now have you ever heard of The White Buck also known as Albino Blackbuck? The animal looks fully white due to the lack of melanin in their skin. Albinism in blackbucks is not a common sight. One in a thousand, is when an albino blackbuck is born. Their uniqueness in the appearance is one of their biggest curse too as they are easily spotted by predators & hunted.

Movie clip taken with Panasonic DMC FZ70 & Still pictures taken with Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera & Nikkor 80 - 400 mm VR lens.
 
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