Rare White Alligator Comes to Live at the Aquarium

This ultra rare leucistic alligator will appear in the Wetlands on the Edge exhibit. Photo by NC Aquariums.

This ultra rare leucistic alligator is on loan from New Orleans. Photo by NC Aquariums.

Now’s your chance to see a live white alligator! One of the world’s estimated 12 leucistic alligators (even more rare than the albino trait) is on loan from New Orleans at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island. It’s currently in quarantine before being introduced to the Wetlands on the Edge exhibit. Early reports say the resident alligators are green with envy at the new arrival. Read more.

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