White penguin chick stands out from the crowd by Michael Nolan/SeaPics (6 images)

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A rare penguin chick stands out from the crowd thanks to its white feathers. This king penguin was born leucistic, meaning it has a lack of melanin in its pigmentation.

Because of its unique white coat, the albino bird can be spotted easily as it stands in crowds of brown-feathered penguins. However, that doesn't stop the plucky bird from befriending them and it can also be seen patiently waiting to be fed.

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