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Old 08-09-03, 11:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Question: If an 'albino' has dark pigmentation, wouldn't that make it a non-albino? If albino animals are characterized by their lack of dark pigmentation, then animals with some dark pigmentation wouldn't really be considered albino...

I bring this up, as one day not too long ago I took my Girl, (my albino leopard gecko), to the store with me and a friend of mine called her a "Chocolate Albino." I thought this was rediculous! I love her pinky-purplely coloration but she completely lacks truely dark pigmentation. (She's a Tremp for all those interested). This is a very interesting topic... I'd like to hear more about what you guys think....
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