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  • A note on coloration: Besides their normal colors, animals can be albino (lacking color pigment in the hair, feathers, skin, and/or eyes), leucistic (white haired or feathered), melanistic (black haired or feathered), or “erythristic” (having unusual reddish pigmentation in the hair, feathers, or skin).

    Would You Shoot an Albino Game Animal?

  • I've seen black coyotes (melanistic), completely hairless coyotes (mange), piebald deer, a red racoon (erythristic), black squirrels (gray and fox) a silver fox (color phase of red fox) a three legged wild hog, and a three legged deer.

    whats the weirdest animal youve ever seen while hunting?

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  • Having abnormal or excessive redness of skin, fur, or plumage.

    December 11, 2007