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Wholesome Fluffy Arctic Foxes Blending In With Snow

There's nothing quite like the magic of snow. White covering everything in something that feels like a blanket of purity. And though we may be hiding at home, it's the winter animals' time to absolutely thrive. 

One of our favorite winter animals is the fluffy, gorgeous arctic fox. Arctic foxes are honestly just as pure as snow, both because of how perfectly white they are, and that's beautiful, but also because... they're foxes, and is there anything purer than foxes? Arguable. Foxes are always adorable and wholesome, but arctic foxes in the snow really bring out that wintry magic. 

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Ghost Cats: White Fluffy Cat Appreciation

Fluffy white cats are actually ghosts, did you know that? They're so white, it's enough for them to stand in front of a wall, and we will not see them at all anymore. They're perfect for Halloween time, dressed and ready any time and all the time. They're stunningly beautiful, these snow white kitties, and looking at them, all we want is to press our noses into their fluffy white bellies. 

But they're scary too! Of course! Don't forget! They're ghosts, ooOOoh, so scary. They're almost as scary as adorable black cats who are also ready for Halloween all the time. Really, we just want to appreciate as many cats as possible of as many colors as possible. It's just... cats. Cats are our ultimate weakness. And terrifying ooOOoh ghost cats are some of the absolute best. 

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The Rare White Peacock Is Dazzling Even Without The Colorful Feathers

Watching a male peacock flashing his colorful tail feathers is definitely a spectacular sight.  

But what about the rare white peacocks? Can they make a dazzling appearance even without all those bold colors?

As you can see from the photos below, the answer is yes!

Contrary to the belief, those beautiful white peafowls are not albino. They are suffering from a genetic mutation called leucism, which prevents the pigments from being deposited into their feathers, leaving them with a total white appearance. 

With more than 150 feathers that reach their full length at the age of two, these rare peacocks are just as feisty and beautiful as their colorful counterparts. While some of them can be found in the wild, it's more common for white peacocks to be the result of selective breeding in captivity, where they can live for up to 50 years.

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Australia's Favorite Rare White Humpback Spotted Off New South Wales Coast

Migaloo, is a completely all-white humpback whale and is said to be the very first completely white humpback whale. Scientists are still unsure if Migaloo is albino or leucistic, which means he is unable to "produce pigment but has colored eyes."

The name Migaloo itself means "whitefella" in a few indigenous languages. 

Migaloo was first spotted in 1991, around Hervey Bay and has been monitored by scientists ever since. Due to Migaloo being too well-known and so rare, special protections have been implemented to ensure nothing happens to Australia's favorite humpback. Whale watchers have to keep at least a five-hundred meter distance or face the penalty. A penalty of a fine up to $16,500.

Yikes. They aren't messing around and honestly, that's a great thing. 

A tweet predicted a Migaloo sighting that he would be by Sydney soon and even possibly reach Cape Byron around Wednesday. 

If you're in Australia, be on the lookout for the rare sighting! Though, Dr. Pirotta, Macquarie University Marine Scientist, says, "Migaloo is one of around 40,000 humpback whales so essentially it's like looking for a needle in a haystack. So when people see or may have seen this individual people get really excited and start to try and predict his movements."

"Migaloo is like the rock star for the ocean world because he's showing that we should care about the ocean. But also remembering that because he's so famous we need to be aware of our actions on the water," Dr. Pirotta added.

Seems like Australia reigns up top when it comes to rare sea life

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Wildlife Photographer Captures Rare White Baby Reindeer

While hiking in the magical landscape that is Norway, wildlife photographer Mads Nordsveen happened to stumble upon a breathtaking sight of a rare white baby reindeer, standing in pure white snow. 

It's amazing that Nordsveen even spotted the little beauty in the first place, due to it's natural surrounding as the perfect camouflage. 

That we're thankful he did spot the calf or else we wouldn't have these lovely images. 


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Photos Of Black Cats Next to White Cats Creating Together a Purr-fect Composition

Despite their differences, these photos of Yin And Yang Cats are creating together a beautiful opposite reflection. 

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These rare white elephants in Myanmar are really enjoying their shower.

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