Albino panda cub is the cutest genetic rarity you’ll see today

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Thanks to a group of Chinese researchers and a rare genetic mutation, we’re discovering that the world’s best bear can get even more adorable.

On Sunday, scientists at Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan, China released a photo of an all-white, albino giant panda — believed to be the first of his (or her) kind known to human researchers. 

The image, taken by the reserve’s motion-activated cameras in mid-April, shows the one- to two-year-old panda cub walking through brush, approximately 2,000 meters above sea-level. With white claws, white fur, and red eyes, the unnamed critter carries all the hallmark signs of albinism.  Read more…

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