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Wildlife photographer Su Elliot first spotted this cheeky baboon while filming in South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.

He is thought to suffer from leucism, a condition that does not affect the animal’s health, but can leave them patches of pale, white skin with no pigmentation. It’s pretty common, and can affect a range of species, including zebras, lions and even pigeons.

Although he is completely adorable, this baboon’s unusual colouring does make him a target for other animals and predators – and Su has noticed that mum keeps a close eye on him!

Most baboons grow darker fur as they age, so there is a chance that he’ll loose his distinctive colouring as he grows older. Su is hoping to track his progress, so we’ll just have to wait and see!