Thursday, May 20, 2010

Very Rare Pink Katydid

First discovered back in 1887, the pink katydid is so rare that they occur once out of every 500 individuals. You have a better chance of spotting a unicorn in the wild.

Of course, the color pink alone isn't very common to the animal kingdom, flamingos aside. It's the result of a condition called erythrism, similar to the recessive gene that afflicts albino animals.

Source: treehugger
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Mona vs the World said...

So cute!!!!!!!!!!!