42 Animals With Red Eyes (with Pictures)

Some of the most interesting animals in the world have red eyes. This eye color is often associated with just a few species, but there are fish, birds, frogs, flies, and even bugs with red eyes.

North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia are some of the places where these animals live.

In rare cases, animals with red eyes are only bred in captivity.

Most of the following species of animals with red eyes are found in the wilderness in various numbers. Some are morphs or albino exceptions while others scarry red eye dominant genes.

1. Spiny Toad

Growing to a size of at least 2 inches, Spiny Toads (Bufo spinosus) often have red eyes but come in multiple colors.

A species of Europe and North Africa, Spiny Toads show vivid red eye coloring and high variability in skin color.

Spiny Toad. Image by Helio Batista via inaturalist

While there’s a red Spiny Toad morph, red eyes can also be seen on different other morphs such as its green or gray and dark green patterned morph.

The red nuance of the eyes can also vary from bright red, red-brown, or to dark red-brown.

Often referred to as The Iberian Spiny Toad, the color of its eyes mostly varies by season, becoming red into the breeding period.

2. Common Box Turtle

Common Box Turtle

Some of the most atypical animals with red eyes are turtles. Common Box Turtles (Terrapene carolina) show vivid red eyes and are native to Eastern regions of The United States, as well as Mexico.

This is a species with iris color separation between the genders. Only males have red eyes.

While females mostly have yellow irises, male Common Box Turtles have vivid red eyes.

Also known for the atypical shape of the upper lip, Common Box Turtles are often yellow-spotted and easy to see.

They face diminishing numbers through a reduction of their natural habitat or by being captured.

Multiple subspecies of these turtles exist across various US states, but all face diminishing numbers.

From the Common Box Turtles in Carolina to the Common Box Turtles in Florida, the species even faces extinction in some parts of its range.

3. Ring-tailed Lemur

Ring-tailed Lemur

Native to Madagascar, The Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta) is among the species that show a particular type of eye reflection, believed to be an old specificity of primates.

This species is arboreal and lives almost up to 2 decades, spending much of its time either on trees in Madagascar or on the small nearby islands.

These types of primates live in small to medium-sized groups and move on trees from brand to branch.

Their banded tails can’t use their banded tails to swiftly move along trees as other tree dwellers.

4. Red-eyed Tree Frog

Red-eyed Tree Frog

The large red eyes of The Red-eyed Tree Frog (Agalychnis callidryas) can go largely unnoticed when the frog is resting. While it only has thin eyelids, its eyes are still covered when resting.

Its mostly green color allows the species to remain rather undetected on vegetation.

Once the frog becomes active, it shows its large red eyes which are so vivid they can even put predators off.

Its large red eyes have been shown to have a defensive role, as the frog gets to escape while its common predators are shocked by its appearance.

White and yellow side body nuances are further specific to this species.

These types of frogs may also show additional colors into the breeding season. Coinciding with rainy periods, this is a time the frog also shows large blue sections and orange feet.

Found across The Americas, Red-eyed Tree Frogs have stable populations and even increasing numbers.

5. Natal Forest Tree Frog

Natal Forest Tree Frog

Very high color variation is specific to The Natal Forest Tree Frog (Leptopelis natalensis).

Its eyes are mostly red going into the breeding season while they can be bright green outside of the breeding season.

A species native to South America, The Natal Forest Tree Frog shows a preference for adaptation.

Its colors depend on its location and the season. This is why the frog itself can be green, yellow, white, or partly white.

Some of its white morphs are also known for showing full or partial green patterns across the sides or the dorsum.

Its red-eyes morph comes with bright green coloring, additional white nuances across the sides as well as white legs.

From tropical forests to swamps, this is a species that also prefers to use its coloring as camouflage, living on similarly-colored plant leaves.

6. Cassin’s 17-Year Cicada

Cassin’s 17-Year Cicada

Some of the most atypical bugs with red eyes are Cassin’s 17-Year Cicada (Magicicada cassinii). Named after their 17 years of life cycle, these types of insects are seen in North America.

They have a black body and vivid red eyes. Their small red eyes are seen at the sides of its head.

Its wings mostly show transparency while its legs are dominated by either orange or orange-brown nuances.

Cicadas of this species lay eggs directly in the twigs of their host trees. However, serious impact on trees is rare as this is a species which trees recover from over the long run.

Even the nymphs, which may seem more harmful, may not do much damage to properly established trees.

This type of periodical cicada has also been believed to come in a rare blue-eyes morph. It turns out this was just speculation.

7. Redeye Cicada

Redeye Cicada

Dark red eyes are specific to The Redeye Cicada (Psaltoda moerens). The red nuance of its eyes is also darker than on The Cassin’s 17-Year Cicada.

Redeye Cicadas are native to Australia and nearby regions such as Tasmania.

This is a species that feeds on tree sap here. Only selected trees such as eucalyptus and myrtle are preferred by the species.

These cicadas can be seen piercing tree bark for sap. Mostly black, they may only stand out with their red eyes and orange spots which are mostly covered by their smoky transparent wings.

Serious Redeye Cicada outbreaks are rare as the species is normally controlled by various birds.

When spotted around homes, Redeye Cicadas may gather on porches where they are normally attracted to light bulbs at night.

8. Greater Arid-land Katydid

Neobarrettia spinosa
Greater Arid-land Katydid

One of the red-eyed predatory bugs of North and Central America, The Greater Arid-land Katydid (Neobarrettia spinosa) is among the species with dark green coloring.

This is a katydid with vivid red eyes and a mostly dark green body. Bright green and yellow nuances are further specific to certain areas of its abdomen.

The spiny legs of the katydid also make it look distinct.

Like other types of katydids, The Greater Arid-land Katydid also has very long dark antennae.

Feeding on grasshoppers, this is also a species that can eat all types of smaller katydids as well.

Especially common in oak woodlands, The Greater Arid-land Katydid is also adapted to desert scrubland.

9. Eight-lined Leafhopper

Eight-lined Leafhopper

Green, yellow, or red nuances are specific to The Eight-lined Leafhopper (Gyponana octolineata).

This is a species that comes with red eyes across all of these morphs, often adaptations to its environment.

One common morph has a green ground color and red patterns on the mid-dorsum, together with bright green eyes.

This is a bug species where the eyes are spaced out considerably, only spotted on the sides of its head.

The red nuances on the back of the head may also be an interpretation of a dying leaf.

Leafhoppers of the species, especially the green ones, show additional darker green veins across the wings.

It’s these veins that resemble the veins of various leaves and which may help with camouflage.

Other types of Eight-lined Leafhoppers are mostly yellow, resembling dying leaves. Even the yellow morph of the species shows vivid red-eye coloring.

10. Red-shouldered Bug

Red-shouldered Bug

Red-shouldered Bugs (Jadera haematoloma) are named after the red nuances of the upper dorsum margins.

This is a black bug that also shows vivid red eyes. Both the black and red color combination and the shape of the species resemble boxelder bugs.

Both have an elongated oval-shaped body with similar black stripes along the body. The small heads of both Red-shouldered Bugs and Boxelder bugs are also mostly black.

The antennae of Red-shouldered Bugs are mostly black with tan tips.

These types of bugs eat seeds, especially the seeds of vines. Ballon vines are among their favorites.

Red eyes are specific to the species throughout all of their life stages. These red eyes are combined with mostly red body coloring and a black cephalothorax.

Red-shouldered Bugs only become black-dominant when they become adults.

11. Rounded Palm-Redeye

Rounded Palm-Redeye

Native to Eastern and Southeastern Asia, The Rounded Palm-Redye (Erionota torus) is a typical species of butterflies with atypical red eyes.

These skipper-family butterflies show vivid red-eye coloring.

Brown nuances dominate the appearance of the skipper, otherwise. As with most skippers, a combination of bright and dark brown nuances is specific to this species.

Its brown head is only contrasted by its red eyes while the forewings are dark brown. Its hindwings are bright brown to tan while the body is mostly dark brown.

Also known as banana skippers, these butterflies prefer to feed on banana tree nectar as adults while their caterpillars have more diverse dietary preferences.

The caterpillars of these butterflies may also feed on coconut trees.

Apart from their red eyes, these butterflies may be completely overlooked when in a resting position.

Their underwings are dark brown and may be confused with dead or dying leaves.

12. Dragonflies


There are over 5.000 species of dragonflies in the world. A representative percentage of the species have red eyes.

These types of insects (similar to damselflies) live in both temperate and tropical climates, with a preference for warmer climates.

High humidity and water sources are mandatory in its habitat.

Some of the typical species of dragonflies with red eyes include the Yellow-winged Darter (Sympetrum flaveolum), a species with both red and yellow eyes.

Various other species of dragonflies show all-red eyes. The large eyes of The Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum) are all-red. A dark red nuance is specific to the eyes of the male and its body.

Other species of dragonflies with red eyes include The Flame Skimmer (Libellula saturata). Males of the species have dark red eyes and a similar, almost uniformly-colored, red body with partially red wings.

As in other species of dragonflies, The Flame Skimmer is only red with red eyes in the case of the male as dragonflies males and females of the same species often have completely different coloring.

13. Red-Eyed Vireo

Red-Eyed Vireo

Found in Eastern North America, Red-Eyed Vireos (Vireo olivaceus) have vivid red eyes in the breeding season.

Males of the species show vivid red eyes while females have black eyes going into the breeding season.

Red-eye Vireos have gray crowns, white bellies, and yellow plumage between the gray and white sections.

A species found in Europe and North America, The Red-Eyed Vireo is a species that feeds on small insects and tiny forest fruits.

Building nests up on tree branches, the birds also eat various caterpillars.

Their nests are round and found up on trees, away from the reach and sight of many predators.

These birds with red eyes may also be migratory, but most North American populations aren’t.

14. Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee

A type of sparrow, the male Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) is a species with dark red eyes.

This type of bird has gray-black and white plumage with additional red-brown sections along the sides of its body.

Its wide beak is short and pointy. Both the head and the beak are almost completely black, making their eyes pop even more.

Found around various types of shrubs, these birds with red eyes are found in Southwestern North America and Central America.

Mostly flying close to the ground, the red-eyed species look for food such as insects on the ground, or short vegetation such as shrubs.

Even the nests of these birds aren’t located too high up in trees as with other types of birds. In many cases, their nests are even found on the ground.

As they spend much of their lives on the ground or low-level vegetation, these birds are often predated by ground-dwelling predators.

15. Eared Grebe

Eared Grebe

Eared Grebes (Podiceps nigricollis) come in completely different colors in the case of males and females.

The male of the species is dominated by red or brown-red and black nuances. More colorful, males also show red eyes.

Vivid red eyes and black pupils are specific to males which have a black beak and a mostly black head.

Eared Grebes are further known for their brighter females.

Mostly white and gray, females lack the brown-red and black nuances of males. However, females can also show vivid red-eye coloring going into the breeding season.

Both males and females with red eyes are seen in pairs. These types of grebes may also forage together.

The bulk of their diet is comprised of whatever insects can be caught on water.

Large breeding ranges of Eared Grebes are found in North America and Europe while populations in other regions of the world may be migratory.

16. Snail Kite

Snail Kite

Red eyes are present in many species of predatory birds. This is also the case of Snail Kites (Rostrhamus sociabilis), a species named after the dietary preferences of apple snails.

Gray-blue plumage is specific to male Snail Kites which additionally show bright red eyes.

Females are dominated by brown and white sections or stripes, particularly on the chest and belly while their wings are mostly brown. Females have dark eyes.

The species is present in a widespread habitat from South America to North America, particularly Florida.

Only present in Florida’s Everglades, this is a species with an uncertain future in this habitat.

Some of its adaptations in this North American habitat include dietary options outside apple snails such as crayfish.

While a fast-flying species, Snail Kites are often spotted on the ground as they may build their nests both on vegetation and on the ground.

17. Black-Shouldered Kite

Black-Shouldered Kite

Somewhat similar to doves, the Black-Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) is a raptor native to Australia.

Its eyes are red as a mature raptor and black as a juvenile bird, up to the moment it reaches the reproductive age.

Its red eyes are vivid or red-brown, depending on the season.

Gray and white plumage is also specific to this species. The raptor shows a white head and black circles around its red eyes, which makes them stand out even more.

Black-Shouldered Kites are mostly gray with a few black feathers on the tips of their wings.

These types of raptors are rarely seen in groups. Except for the breeding period, Black-Shouldered Kites prefer to live on their own.

The same applies to the calls of the species. A type of bird that doesn’t make any sounds, the male Black-Shouldered Kite only makes noises in the breeding period.

18. Bronzed Cowbird

Bronzed Cowbird

The eyes are the only truly colorful section of Bronzed Cowbirds (Molothrus aeneus). Mostly black, these types of birds have vivid red eyes.

The species shows a black head and a black chest with a black underbelly completing its ventral side. Black colors also dominate its back but its wings are dark blue, appearing black from a distance.

Bronzed Cowbirds are specific to Central America, with stable Southern US populations.

However, Bronzed Cowbirds only breed in areas such as Southern Texas, retreating to areas where they are active throughout the year around Mexico.

Some of the ideal spaces to spot these black birds with red eyes include active farmland and grassland.

This species is never found in remote areas as it shows parasitic breeding habits. It raids the nests of other birds to lay its eggs which are then raised as the host’s young.

19. Wood Duck

Wood Duck

Some types of ducks have red eyes. Perching ducks (Aix sponsa) can also have red eyes.

These types of ducks stand out by their readiness to stand on trees. Perching refers to their ability to climb trees.

Wood Ducks are among the perching ducks with the brightest red eyes.

Only the male duck has red eyes, going into the breeding season while females have black eyes.

A multicolored appearance is also mostly specific to male Wood Ducks.

The head of the species shows green, brown, yellow-brown, white, and orange colors. The beak of the species is orange-red.

Red-brown chests and tan underbellies are also specific to these types of ducks.

Black, blue, and even iridescent green plumage is further specific to this highly colorful type of duck.

Eastern and Western parts of North America are among the most common places this type of multicolored duck can be seen.

20. Cinnamon Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Dabbling ducks are types of ducks that feed on vegetation above water or on the ground.

These types of ducks can sometimes have red eyes, particularly in the breeding period.

Cinnamon Teal ducks (Spatula cyanoptera) are an example species where the color of males’ eyes is vivid red.

This is a species with a considerable red influence as its plumage is almost completely cinnamon-red as well.

The duck shows a red head, neck, chest, and wings. These sections are of a cinnamon nuance while the eyes are bright red.

Female Cinnamon Teals have different plumage and almost appear like another species. They show gray, white, and black nuances in a less colorful appearance.

Cinnamon Teals have a large range which expands from North to South America.

21. American Coot

American Coot

Black, blue-black, or black and white, The American Coot (Fulica americana) represents one of the multiple species of birds with red eyes.

This species has multiple names as it also has a very wide habitat.

American Coots are known as Mud Birds in some parts of their range as it lives around lakes, ponds, rivers, and marshes.

American Coots are also among the animals with red eyes that flock together and are seen in their thousands in the same place.

These birds move together in formations and they also breed and feed together.

Feeding on a variety of insects, small fish, and worms, male American Coots take on red iris nuances going into the breeding season that ends in June.

Its nests are rarely seen as female American Coots select shallow water areas with tall vegetation for their nests.

22. Red Big-Eye

Red Big-Eye

Red Big-Eyes (Heteropriacanthus carolinus) are among the most common types of fish with red eyes.

It’s not only mammals, birds, or reptiles that may show red irises, fish can have them too!

Even more, Red Big-Eyes have particularly large red eyes compared to the size of their heads. Some of the larges red eyes are specific to insects and fish.

The red nuances of this fish species may be impacted by the reefs it lives around.

However, this is just a supposition as Red Big-Eyes are also found at lower depths, in areas with lower visibility where not many fish live.

This type of fish may have an exotic look that makes them a great sight in aquariums but they are also fished.

Red Big-Eyes grow to a maximum size of around 20 inches and their large red eyes reach a size of up to several inches as well.

23. Redeye Tetra

Redeye Tetra

Not all types of fish with red eyes are completely red. Most red-eyed fish have different colors.

This is the case with the highly popular Redeye Tetra (Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae).

Its metallic gray body is contrasted by a very bright red eye. Its appearance alone makes it a good addition to large aquariums.

Some other reasons for its popularity in aquariums apart from the color of its eyes include its adaptability and lifespan as these fish may survive up to 5 years.

The species is more popular around its native areas which means it’s more likely to be spotted in large aquariums in Asia.

It can be bred around the world with moderate amounts of insects as food.

24. Blueside Wrasse

Blueside Wrasse

A species that swims along reefs, Blueside Wrassses (Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura) are also among the red-eyed fish with multicolored bodies that are found in worldwide aquariums.

The fish is rather small as only the largest Blueside Wrasses reach a length of up to 5 inches.

Still, it’s the combination of nuances that makes this species stand out.

Its small eyes show red irises. A red nuance also dominates its head while orange-red nuances dominate its dorsum.

The sides and the underbelly of the fish are darker as they become blue.

Transparent fins complete the appearance of the small fish with red eyes.

Blueside Wrasses feed almost exclusively on plankton.

25. Redeye Bass

Redeye Bass

There are multiple types of game bass fishermen around the world are interested in.

Redeye Bass (Micropterus coosae) is among them and they have been introduced to California for this sole purpose.

Still, Redeye Bass have a limited range in California as they’re mostly found in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama.

They have vivid red eyes which inspire their name. Only the eyes of these fish are red, as the rest of their bodies are dominated by olive and yellow.

A great game fish, the introduction of Redeye Bass to other areas isn’t always a welcomed idea.

They can even outcompete native species for food, which can create an imbalance in local ecosystems, such as those in Californian’s river basin.

26. O’Shaughnessy’s Dwarf Iguana

O’Shaughnessy’s Dwarf Iguana

Dwarf iguanas are types of small iguanas found in many areas, particularly in tropical climates.

O’Shaughnessy’s Dwarf Iguana (Enyalioides oshaughnessyi) is a small species with vivid red eyes, mostly found in Ecuador.

The color of its eyes varies from red to brown, but the skin color of the species also combines multiple nuances and different patterns.

A mostly green species, this iguana shows yellow sections on the dorsum with white, black, and even blue patterns.

These patterns are mostly visible in the form of spots.

As it adapts its colors, this species can also become mostly green and blue, with red eyes or brown eyes.

27. Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko

Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko

Some types of animals or creatures have red eyes and no eyelids.

This is the case of the weird-looking Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko (Uroplatus phantasticus), a species only found in Madagascar.

Geckos of the species have an atypical general look, resembling dead or dying leaves.

Satanic Leaf-tailed Geckos are further known for their vivid red eyes.

Eyelids of the species are thin and aren’t even categorized as eyelids. The Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko cleans its eyes with its tongue.

Seen from above, the gecko has yellow-brown nuances. As seen from below, this is a gray-brown species that can be confused with tree bark.

28. White-lipped Island Pitviper

White-lipped Island Pitviper

Snakes often have red eyes. A general misconception assumes snakes with red eyes also have red scales.

White-lipped Island Pitvipers (Trimeresurus insularis) are mostly green, with dark red eyes. Some yellow-green nuances are also specific to the underside of this snake.

An arboreal species native to many Asian countries, White-lipped Island Pitvipers may also show dark green blotches on their base green nuance.

This species shows an enlarged head about its body.

A rare and interesting blue morph of the species also exists. The White-lipped Island Pitviper is a species that also comes in blue, with red, brown, or black eyes.

This blue variant is rare, on the other hand. It can only be found on Komodo Island.

29. Tropical Flat Snake

Tropical Flat Snake

Some types of rare snakes come with rare red-eye nuances.

This is the case of The Tropical Flat Snake (Siphlophis compressus), a species with a red-brown eye nuance and a similar head and body nuance.

Red-brown nuances are specific to this snake which also shows black bands, barely visible due to its dark appearance.

Tropical Flat Snakes have pink-to-white underbellies.

A distinct yellow neckband is also spotted on these rare snakes.

As its name implies, the snake prefers tropical regions of Central and South America.

30. Chinese Green Tree Viper

Chinese Green Tree Viper

Some types of snakes with red eyes are also highly venomous but not all snakes with red eyes are venomous.

Chinese Green Tree Vipers (Trimeresurus stejnegeri) are some of the most venomous snakes in the world and have been ranked for the high pain of their bites.

The pain associated with its bite is believed to last for at least a full day at an intense level.

This is a species of green snake with white underbellies and distinct red eyes.

Some common variants include red-brown eyes and snakes with a brown mid-dorsal stripe on the tail.

31. Common European Adder

Common European Adder

Tan and brown colors dominate the appearance of The Common European Adder (Vipera berus).

Snakes of the species also show red-brown eyes and may come in a few different morphs.

An all-black Common European Adder also lives in Central and Eastern Europe.

Common European Adders are among the few native venomous species of Europe.

This is a species that requires medical attention in case of a bite. These cases are common given their rising numbers.

While not deadly, its bite still carries a risk of anaphylaxis in a small number of cases.

32. Common House Fly

Common House Fly

One of the most common and overlooked species with red eyes is The Common House Fly (Musca domestica).

Present indoors, often in high numbers, this is a species associated with human establishments and farms.

The Common House Fly has dark red eyes and its tendency to frequently move indoors poses a high risk of spreading diseases.

Some of the homes that are mostly at risk of Common House Fly invasions are those with pets and animals.

These flies abound in gardens or farms with poultry.

33. Common European Greenbottle Fly

Common European Greenbottle Fly

Europe and Asia are home to The Common European Greenbottle Fly (Lucilia sericata).

This is a species with red-brown or maroon-brown eyes and green metallic nuances on the dorsum.

It can live in warm and temperate climates, rarely makings its way indoors.

Dead animals attract the most flies of the species. Even more, eggs of The Common European Greenbottle Fly are laid directly in the carrion.

Some flowers that smell like carrion incredibly attract these flies as well!

34. Oriental Latrine Fly

Oriental Latrine Fly

Many types of flies with red eyes can carry the risk of spreading different pathogens.

Oriental Latrine Flies (Chrysomya megacephala) carry the risk of myiasis, a stage in which it infests the skin of its host with its larvae.

This species also has large dark red eyes and a striped green-yellow metallic body.

Flies of this genus are native to Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. They live close to human settlements and often prefer to lay hundreds of eggs at once directly in human excrement.

Feeding and breeding on corpses, the presence of Oriental Latrine Flies is also used as an indication in crime scenes where corpses are analyzed.

35. Eastern Calligrapher

Eastern Calligrapher

Some species with red eyes take on the shape and color of various other species.

Known as mimicry, this is also what drives the appearance of the bee-like Eastern Calligrapher (Toxomerus geminatus).

These types of flies are shaped like bees and have the same yellow and black banded appearance as many species of bees.

Their eyes are red, violet-red, or red-brown. These flies also have long transparent wings and can be seen feeding on plant pollen.

Its larvae feed on dying or dead vegetation. Native to North America, this type of fly is seen in hundreds of subspecies across the continent.

36. Common Fruit Fly

Common Fruit Fly

Bright red eyes are specific to Common Fruit Flies (Drosophila melanogaster).

These are among the few flies with bright red eyes and a red body. Unlike the nuance of its eyes, the red nuance across its body is closer to brown.

Transparent wings with thin black veins complete the look of this species which is believed to carry several genes also found in humans.

Common Fruit Flies and their genes are also among the reasons this is one of the typical insects used in lab studies across the world.

37. Albino Rabbit

Albino Rabbit

Albino Rabbits are also known as white rabbits, in general. They can show vivid red eyes or blue eyes.

The red nuances of the species can be pale or vivid.

Albino Rabbits are among the species which lack the color pigments, showing a type of genetic exception.

A form of albinism, this creates a type of rabbit that’s highly common in captivity for its pure white look.

Most types of Albino Rabbits are seen in captivity as they represent a rare sight in the wilderness where they are an exception.

38. Albino Rats

Albino Rat

Albino Rats are commonly known as white rats and are highly common in laboratories.

Known for their all-white appearance, these types of rats have red eyes or pink-red eyes.

Their purpose in laboratories is to serve as a species to test out various theories, vaccines, and medications.

Atypical in its color, an Albino Rat also behaves differently from a typical gray house rat.

With a history of over 100 years in laboratory research, Albino Rats are the first species of its kind purely domesticated for science.

39. Albino Hedgehog

Albino Hedgehog

Albino Hedgehogs are rare but often bred in captivity.

Mostly white, these types of rare hedgehogs also have vivid red eyes.

While rare in the wilderness, the species still appears in gardens at times. Plenty of vegetation that attracts bugs is a common sight of these white specimens.

In captivity, these hedgehogs aren’t as rare. Breeding male and female Albino Hedgehogs is the only way to produce other Albino Hedgehogs.

40. Albino Wallaby

Albino Wallaby

Melanin imbalances produce albino animals, also the case of the rare Albino Wallaby.

This type of genetic exception Tasmanian Albino Wallaby also has red eyes.

One of the main attributes of the species is that it’s not as rare as other albinos. Its natural range is one with a reduced number of predators.

Only a few hundred Albino Wallabies are found in its natural range. This is still a higher number than in the case of other albino species of the world.

41. Albino Squirrel

Albino Squirrel

Not all white squirrels are albinos. They can be simple (rare) variations of Eastern Grey Squirrels. These types of squirrels don’t have red eyes.

Still, albinism, a condition occurring in The Eastern Grey Squirrel comes with red eyes.

Present in the Eastern parts of North America, the populations of Albino Squirrels and Eastern Grey Squirrels are high in areas where the species has a low number of predators.

42. Albino Ferret

Albino Ferret

Albino Ferrets are born from parents with a rare condition known as albinism.

These types of ferrets can be white with dark eyes or white with red eyes when fully albino.

Albino Ferrets have red eyes and this means they’re also more sensitive to bright sunlight and are expected to have poor vision.

More common in captivity, Albino Ferrets may prefer to live indoors or in shaded locations and avoid direct sunlight altogether.