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Often referred to as an albino peacock, it is nothing of the sort. It's technically a white peacock which is a genetic variant of the Indian Blue Peafowl. The colors in the feathers of a bird are determined two factors: pigment and structure. its unusual lack-of-color is due to a missing pigment. This missing pigment is dark and absorbs incident light, making diffracted and interference light visible.

Often referred to as an albino peacock, it is nothing of the sort. It's technically a white peacock which is a genetic variant of the Indian Blue Peafowl. The colors in the feathers of a bird are determined two factors: pigment and structure. its unusual lack-of-color is due to a missing pigment. This missing pigment is dark and absorbs incident light, making diffracted and interference light visible.

Chameleon making the adult talking noise on Charlie Brown. (OK, not really, but it looks like that.)

Chameleon making the adult talking noise on Charlie Brown. (OK, not really, but it looks like that.)

10 Interesting Facts about Labrador Retriever - Though Canadian in origin, labs may be related to a Portuguese breed. Our former chain-life lab rescue is one of the most trainable dogs we've known. Despite everything he's been through, he's eager to please and learn. An amazing breed that I never fully appreciated before!

10 Interesting Facts about Labrador Retriever - Though Canadian in origin, labs may be related to a Portuguese breed. Our former chain-life lab rescue is one of the most trainable dogs we've known. Despite everything he's been through, he's eager to please and learn. An amazing breed that I never fully appreciated before!

Portraits of Birds Ruffling with Personality by Leila Jeffreys  http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/09/bird-portraits-ruffling-with-personality-by-leila-jeffreys/

Portraits of Birds Ruffling with Personality by Leila Jeffreys http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/09/bird-portraits-ruffling-with-personality-by-leila-jeffreys/