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Check this out... I have never seen anything like this. I found these pics posted on another forum. Wild!

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Puzzling?

Here's another odd twist to nature....

Stripeless Zebra

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Interesting. You can't tell on the zebra, but the cub's eyes definitely look dark, like a normal bear. My first thought was that it was an albino, but it looks like that may not be the case. I've seen black bears in various colors, but nothing lighter than cinnamon. So that leaves you to ponder the genetic incidence of albinism vs inheriting white pigmentation from dark parents. Which would be rarer?

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Very cool photos.
There are different color phases of the black bear. Black , brown,red (cinn), blue and white. The white ones are called ghost bears. Many of the black ones have white patches on them, I have a sholder mount in my living room of a nice blackie I took in Onterio that has a big heart shaped white patch on its chest.
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Nice pictures, but what about a lime phase bear?

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Hmmmm
A new one on me there Bitmaster. Could it be a distant relitive to your beast of widget?

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ADKBEAR wrote:
Could it be a distant relitive to your beast of widget?

Nahh, my widget beasts are purple. However I know a dude that has some key-lime widgets, so maybe way back in the elder widgets there was a lime beast.

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BigE, did you take the pics yourself? If so where do you live and were you in a car. The pic of them on the road looks like they were really close. Cool pics. Brad

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I didn't take the pics. I saw them on another hunting forum. i have no idea where they were taken. I wish i did take them!

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sure would be cool if that really was an albino bear we have 2 albino moose in canada that have been seen or so people say pure white moose must be a nice sight

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