Wild Florida celebrates arrival of rare albino alligator

Theme park only park to successfully breed albino reptiles

Wild Florida albino alligators

KENANSVILLE, Fla. – Wild Florida is living up to its alligator hatching success with the arrival of a new rare albino gator.

The theme park in Osceola County said out of a nest of 9 eggs, one successfully hatched on Saturday. The alligator’s parents, Snowflake and Blizzard, are also albino.

See video of the hatching above.

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“This is our third year in a row of babies and Wild Florida remains the only park on the planet that has successfully bred albino alligators,” Wild Florida co-owner Sam Haught said in a statement.

Wild Florida welcomes new albino alligator

Leaders said the hatchling is very healthy and will stay in protective care for a few weeks before being introduced to an exhibit.

Guests can see some of the other baby albino alligators and their superstar parents on display in areas of the park.

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Landon joined News 6 in 2017. He grew up in Southern Illinois and graduated from Southern Illinois University with a bachelors degree in TV and digital media. When he is not at work you can catch him at one of Orlando's theme parks or the beach. Before working at News 6 he worked for stations in Miami and Fort Myers.