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Meet Alby, The Extremely Rare And Extremely Cute Albino Turtle

SQUEEEEEEEEEEEE!!

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A hatchling albino green turtle has been spotted on a beach on Australia's Sunshine Coast.

Alby, whose sex isn't known, is the first albino turtle the Coolum District Coast Care Group has spotted in nine years of turtle monitoring.

"Alby was born at Castaways Beach and happily made his/her way across the dunes into the ocean yesterday," said a post on the group's Facebook page. "Alby was the straggler in the nest, with his siblings having hatched on Friday evening when no-one was watching."
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"Alby was born at Castaways Beach and happily made his/her way across the dunes into the ocean yesterday," said a post on the group's Facebook page. "Alby was the straggler in the nest, with his siblings having hatched on Friday evening when no-one was watching."

One of 122 hatchlings, Alby now makes the difficult journey from the beach to the continental shelf. There will be plenty of hardships, like water currents and predators, that could cut Alby's journey short.

If Alby does manage to make the journey successfully (and is also a girl) she could be back to nest on the same beach she was born in around thirty years.

All the best Alby, we believe in you!