Photographer Captures Extremely Rare Albino Elephant Frolicking In A Wildlife Park

Recently, Nicki Coertze, a tourist and photographer, was on an African safari when he saw what is easily a once-in-a-lifetime sighting: an adorable pink baby elephant, happily playing around with the rest of the herd. The baby is an albino, and Coertze’s photos of it quickly went viral.

The baby takes a drink from the river, staying close to Mom at all times. albino el
Growing up an albino can be tough. Not only could this calf have potentially been rejected by the herd, it’s also a very easy and vulnerable target for predators and poachers.
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Thankfully, these elephants reside in the safety of a national park, so at least there won’t be any dangers from human hunters and poachers.
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For now though, this adorable calf is having a great time frolicking by the water with the rest of the herd.
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Truly, this was a once-in-a-lifetime sighting.
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Here’s hoping this baby grows up to be healthy and happy.
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