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WATCH: Extremely rare white giraffes discovered in Kenya

Rare giraffes spotted in eastern Kenya

White giraffes in Kenya/Screenshot
White giraffes in Kenya/Screenshot

DETROIT – Here's something you truly don't see everyday.

Two extremely rare white giraffes were spotted in eastern Kenya this summer. The giraffes have the pigmentation-inhibiting genetic condition of leucism.

They were seen walking together on the Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy in June.

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A ranger said: "While observing the magnificent long necked animal looking at us, I could not help but see the fading reticulates on their skin. It was evident that the coloration, especially on the mother giraffe, was not as conspicuous as the baby."

Rumors had circulated of a white giraffe and her baby in the local area of the Ishaqbini conservation, in Garissa County, Kenya, but rangers finally got to see the real thing after a tip off in June, this year.

Check out the video of the rare white giraffes below:


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