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Spot the "Pinkie", this is rarely seen in Hippo's and a privilege to witness.
Taken from a microlight over the Luangwa river, SLNP-Zambia.
According to my pilot John, this hippo is leucitic and not albino as it had some pigmented spots and dark eyes.
Leucistic animals often do not survive in the wild as they are visible to predators and get sunburnt, this one was quite mature and doing OK.
Hippos however are large enough to fend off rare attackers, while using their sweat as sunscreen

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