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We have an albino deer that is about 3-4 years old now. Someone just told me she has a fawn. I always thought that albino anything were sterile. Is this true?


Replies:
Albinism does not cause any species to be sterile. They can however, pass on their albino traits to their offspring or have normally pigmented offspring!

Grace Fields


I answered this question previously:

http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/zoo00/zoo00693.htm

J. Elliott


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