15 Times When Genetics Played Against the Rules

5 months ago

Genetics has the ability to surprise us with unforeseen outcomes that contradict nature’s rules. In this article, we’ll look at 15 times genetics went against the grain and produced some incredible and one-of-a-kind creatures, people, or plants.

1. “My dog has heterochromia, (one eye appears a light blue in color) and he has a black circle above his blue pupil.”

2. “A rare cat born with 4 ears. It looks like a sci-fi alien pet!”

3. “Color-changing good girl. All of these are the same dog.”

4. “A northern cardinal with bilateral gynandromorphism. It has female plumage on one side of its body and male on the other.”

5. “Chicken with genetic defect”

6. “Me and my son have the same genetic abnormality where we have a large space between our first and second toes.”

7. “My cat has a genetic mutation that makes her eyes weird, her sight is perfect”

8. “I was born with blonde and brown hair.”

9. “I feel bad for this little guy. A genetic defect has caused its gills to be exposed. He looks otherwise healthy”

10. “Genetic oddity”

11. "Poliosis is the depigmentation of hair resulting in a white streak. It can be caused by genetic or environmental factors.

12. “An iris growing over a pupil”

13. “My GF’s birthmark in her eye”

14. A dog with birthmarks on its tongue

15. “My dogs nose has slowly been turning black over the last 9 years.”

Preview photo credit CYBERSson / Reddit


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