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Your morning adorable: Albino turtles born in Brazil

February 13, 2009 |  7:46 am

An albino turtle born at the Biological Reserve of Abufari, and presented on February 10, 2009 by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio) in Tapaua, Amazonia, Brazil

We've heard of an albino alligator, but never an albino turtle! Two of them were born recently at the Biological Reserve of Abufari in Brazil. 

After living in captivity for about a year, the turtles are expected to be released in the Amazon basin.

More photos after the jump.

Albino turtles born at the Biological Reserve of Abufari, and presented on February 10, 2009 by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio) in Tapaua, Amazonia, Brazil

An albino turtle born at the Biological Reserve of Abufari, and presented on February 10, 2009 by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio) in Tapaua, Amazonia, Brazil

-- Lindsay Barnett

Photos: Ho/AFP/Getty Images

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