Today’s Video Saturday is all about albinism. I don’t know how, but after about three hours of fascinated clicking I arrived at the Wikipedia article on Albinism in popular culture and was very fascinated by the fact that I had never realized that albinos are actually portrayed rather poorly on TV. Then, several days later, I found this adorable picture of an albino hedgehog:
So it’s only natural that I show you something about albinism this Saturday. Let’s start with this very interesting introduction to albinism, which – coincidentally – has been uploaded to YouTube TODAY.
Next is an 8 minute documentary about an
African woman with albinism and about how
albinism is seen as something bad there:
Next we have an albino squirrel:
I hope you learned something and enjoyed the videos. Comment, and be sure to check out the aforementioned article on Albinism in popular culture or just generally check out the Wikipedia article on albinism.