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A ghostly-white leucistic baby American Alligator was recently added to Discovery Hall.
‪#‎ODDtoberFact‬: Leucism causes a lack of natural color in either all or part of the body. Unlike albinism, leucistic animals can have some pigment as well as normal eye color. The Aquarium is also home to two leucistic Alligator Gar in our River Giants exhibit. http://bit.ly/tnaqoddtbr
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Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
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A ghostly-white leucistic baby American Alligator was recently added to Discovery Hall.

‪#‎ODDtoberFact‬: Leucism causes a lack of natural color in either all or part of the body. Unlike albinism, leucistic animals can have some pigment as well as normal eye color. The Aquarium is also home to two leucistic Alligator Gar in our River Giants exhibit. http://bit.ly/tnaqoddtbr

#ODDtoberFact: The Speckled Cape Tortoise is the smallest living species of turtle, measuring about 4 inches long. http://bit.ly/tnaqoddtbrWhile fairly common in its limited range, it is rare in aquariums and zoos. You can see this one in our Turtle Gallery.
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Canon EOS REBEL T3i
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400
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f/5.6
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1/60th
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83mm

#ODDtoberFact: The Speckled Cape Tortoise is the smallest living species of turtle, measuring about 4 inches long. http://bit.ly/tnaqoddtbr

While fairly common in its limited range, it is rare in aquariums and zoos. You can see this one in our Turtle Gallery.

‪#‎ODDtoberFact‬: The African Tigerfish has been seen leaping out of the water to eat birds as they skim the surface to catch insects.

One of these fish was recently added to the Lake Tanganyika exhibit in our Rivers of the World gallery. Check out those razor sharp teeth!
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Camera
Canon EOS REBEL T3i
ISO
400
Aperture
f/5.6
Exposure
1/60th
Focal Length
83mm

‪#‎ODDtoberFact‬: The African Tigerfish has been seen leaping out of the water to eat birds as they skim the surface to catch insects.

One of these fish was recently added to the Lake Tanganyika exhibit in our Rivers of the World gallery. Check out those razor sharp teeth!

‪#‎ODDtoberFact‬: The South American Lungfish really lives up to its name. When the waters of the Amazon River recede during the dry season, it burrows into the mud, creating an underground cavity where it can breathe air for months at a time!
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Camera
Canon EOS REBEL T3i
ISO
400
Aperture
f/5.6
Exposure
1/60th
Focal Length
83mm

‪#‎ODDtoberFact‬: The South American Lungfish really lives up to its name. When the waters of the Amazon River recede during the dry season, it burrows into the mud, creating an underground cavity where it can breathe air for months at a time!

ODDtober is back at the Aquarium next month! Get up close to cool critters during special programs that showcase the weird and wonderful side of nature.
Get the ODDtober program schedule: http://bit.ly/tnaqodd14
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Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
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1600
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f/4
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1/50th
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44mm

ODDtober is back at the Aquarium next month! Get up close to cool critters during special programs that showcase the weird and wonderful side of nature.

Get the ODDtober program schedule: http://bit.ly/tnaqodd14

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