Adorable Albino Alligators In Wild Florida Zoo Are Definitely Gorgeous Statue-Like Rockstars

Albino alligators are so rare that most people don't even know they exist. The current estimate is that there are only about 100 to 200 albino alligators. Wild Florida Zoo has had the opportunity to welcome several newborn albino alligators, which excites zookeepers and many reptile lovers there.
The alligator babies' parents are Blizzard (male) and Snowflake (female). They were named so because they were totally white. They have been taken care of in the zoo since 2017 and got ready to reproduce. From 2019 to 2022, they gave Wild Florida babies each year and became their rockstar Albino Gators.

#1. Awesome time hanging out with Blizzard and Snowflake.

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#2. Snowflake

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#3. They're sunbathing

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#4. In June 2019, Blizzard and Snowflake...

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#5. ... became the proud parents...

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#6. ... of 19 baby eggs

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Male albino alligators can weigh around 500 pounds, and females average around 200 pounds. Blizzard is 12 years old, and Snowflake is 23 years old. Their favorite snack is chicken. There are currently only 12 recorded albino alligators living in human care.
One of the easiest ways to tell Blizzard and Snowflake apart is by looking at their size. Blizzard is about 10 feet long, and Snowflake is about 8 feet long. In addition, Blizzard'eyes are both opaque and white, similar to the color of milk. By contrast, Snowflake's right eye is opaque white, and her left eye has two red birthmarks.

#7. In March 2021, they were doing so well! Their newest albino hatchlings were really thriving

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#8. These babies came in January 2021

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#9. It's hot outside. let's

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#10. Being together

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#11. Smile!

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#12. Blizzard

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There are occasional events at the zoo for visitors to admire the albino gator family far from behind the thick glass. Many children and adults are excited to meet them. Wild Florida Zoo is one of the few places in the world where visitors can see these rare animals. FYI, the oldest albino alligator on record is Claude, a 22-year-old alligator at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.

#13. What a beautiful day to enjoy

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#14. Guess whose eye this is (It's Blizzard's)

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#15. Very cool boy

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#16. Did you know that albino alligators are the offspring of two common alligators that carry the recessive gene for albinism?

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#17. Handsome pose

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#18. Introducing YETI the albino alligator hatchling

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#19. In 2020, this baby came

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#20. "Hi, my name is Flurry"

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#21. Have you ever heard of a leucistic alligator? These rare reptiles aren’t albino, though they lack pigmentation across most of their bodies.

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#22. Blizzard & Snowflake are a true sight to behold with their unique appearance.

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#23. Came in 2022

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#24. "Please be nice to me!"

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#25. Yeti

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#26. Irresistible

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#27. Though they're white, their skins are as tough as a normal alligator's and their teeth are no jokes

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#28. Relaxed as always

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