2. Purple Squirrel
Percy and Connie Emert of Jersey Shore, PA caught a purple squirrel in February, 2012.
3. Pink Bottlenose Dolphin
In 2009, this pink dolphin was discovered in a Louisiana lake.
4. All-Black Penguins
Very little is known about all-black penguins because they are extremely rare.
5. Pink Katydid
The naturally green katydids become pink due to a condition called erythrism.
6. White Peacock
This peacock is not an albino; it is a rare white variant of its normally colorful counterpart.
7. Neon Blue Garter Snake
Wild populations of these brightly-colored fellows exist in San Francisco.
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