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All White Mum?

Kathryn Quinn

This white little handful has got keepers on the hop in Duisburg, Germany, after emerging from his mother's pouch before staff even knew she was expecting.

The albino tree kangaroo - which perches in trees like a bird in its native Australia - was such a surprise that vets don't even know yet whether it's a boy or a girl.

Keepers first spotted the youngster three weeks ago but it didn't emerge from mum's pouch until this week.

"It was a real shock but he, or she, is very much the star of the show," said one.

With its pure white coat and pink eyes, the albino roo wouldn't have stood a chance in the wild where it is prey to dingos and pythons.

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