Albino Gorilla: Inbreeding Caused Albino Gorilla Coat Color


| June 17, 2013 - 11:03 pm

The albino gorilla, Snowflake, has become an internet sensation due to its unique color. But how did Snowflake become an albino gorilla?

Scientists say it may be a result of inbreeding. Snowflake is the world’s only albino gorilla, but some genetic sleuthing may have tracked down the source.

Check out video of Snowflake the albino gorilla below.