An albino animal lacks colour, so it is white and most of them have pink eyes. It does not have the melanin that forms colour.
A leucistic animal is light or white with normal eye colour, such as brown, blue, or green.
A melanistic animal has normal or regular colouring.
There is also a term called amelanistic, which is an animal that lacks colour in most pigments but not all, so it is partially albino, and can have pink or normal coloured eyes.Continue reading “What is the difference between an albino animal and a melanistic animal?”