Scientists Discover Rare Blonde Penguin In Antarctica. And It’s Completely Awesome.

7 Feb , 2016   Video

Travelers on a National Geographic expedition to Antarctica recently came across a leucistic chinstrap penguin. Unusual light coloring ​sets this penguin apart from its black-and-white brethren. Often mistaken for albinos, leucistic birds have a genetic mutation that restricts the dissemination of pigment to feathers.