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Caught on Camera: Rare White Crocodile

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A rare white crocodile named "Pearl" made an appearance for tourists on a crocodile sighting tour boat in Australia's Adelaide River in the Northern Territory on Monday.

According to Wildlife Guide Mike Keighley who spotted Pearl for the first time 5 weeks ago, the white crocodile suffers from a condition known as hypomelanism.

While Pearl is not an albino, "it's pretty vulnerable because it stands out from all the other crocs," said Keighley.

Tourists on Keighley's tour boat were pleased and also surprised with the rare white crocodile sighting.

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