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Earlier this month, the staff at the animal park in Florida and was pleasantly surprised to learn that it is an albino alligator “pairs” in the business, produced a rare batch of 19 eggs.
The pair, a 25-year-old woman by the name of Snowflake, and a 14-year-old boy is named Blizzard and have lived in the Wild Florida Airboats and Gator Park in Kenansville, since march of 2017.
The park is called the “Croc Squad”, took the eggs, after notice of a snow Flake started to build a nest, and it was very, very protective of the area by Newsweek.
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“Alligator mothers are some of the best mothers in the animal kingdom, but unfortunately, the snow Flake is blind due to her albinism,” And Munns, Wild Florida co-owner and co-founder, told WFTV. “In order to make sure that the eggs have the highest chance of survival, we have to move the eggs to a safe location, in order to help protect them from predators, and to monitor the progress that is made.”
In a video posted on the park’s Facebook page, the Croc Squad member — Andrew Biddle — they are the eggs of its natural enemies, such as fire ants, raccoons, who are “destroying alligator eggs on all the time.”
“Because they’re really, really rare), we would like to draw them out, and just to make sure that they have each and every chance that they will be able to get out of it, and they are to be successful,” he said, following in the footsteps of the Munns.
The eggs are incubated for about 60 days. In fact, if things go as planned, and officials expected that, with the babies later this summer.
The recessive gene for albinism from their parents, the albino alligators were not in a position to make the melanin pigment to change the color of their skin, or the eyes, causing them to be white with pink eyes, and the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, explained to you, as it has announced the addition of an albino alligator in mid-May.
According to the zoo, albino alligators is not a good chance of survival in its natural habitat includes swamps and marshes, lakes, rivers, and lakes.
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The bright white skin of an albino alligator will make it easier for predators to find them, and it is more difficult for the rare gators to disguise itself. Their skin is also more sensitive to the sun or who are you depending on to take care of their body.
Albino alligators’ skin, it can burn quickly in the sun, and their eyes, which makes it more difficult for these animals to get their food and predators.
A spokesman at the Wild Florida Airboats and Gator Park does not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment on Thursday.
Fox News, Ann W. Schmidt contributed to this report.