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Zoo welcomes rare albino wallaby joey

Posted October 11, 2021 11:51 a.m. EDT

Zoo welcomes rare albino wallaby joey

— Workers at the Sunset Zoo are welcoming the addition of a rare albino wallaby.

Named "Bruny" after an island off Tasmania home to about 200 of the melanin-challenged marsupials, the wallaby only recently emerged from its mothers pouch months after being born.

Zoo officials still don't know whether Bruny is a boy or a girl, so they gave the joey a unisex name.

Bruny also has a brother named Arlo who came out of the pouch Bruny. Arlo is not albino.

The two additions bring the wallaby count at Sunset Zoo to five.

Zoo welcomes rare albino wallaby joey

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