First Produced By: Brian Sharp
Aliases: Sharp Albino
First Produced In: 1990s
Last Updated: 2022-06-30
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Sharp Albino is a recessive mutation founded by Brian Sharp in the 1990s.
While the word photophobia literally translates to a "fear of light”. Its not actually that you are scared of light, but instead, are incredibly sensitive to it. Animals with albinism experience photophobia due to the lack of pigment in the iris, which does not allow the eyes to filter out light.
In 1991, Brian Sharp imported a wild caught female Albino Boa from Colombia. He successfully bred her and his strain (or line) of Albino Boas was created. 
Sharp Strain Albinos have pink tongues and red pupils.
The Sharp Strain Albino still carries the pattern of a Normal Boa but all dark pigmentation is stripped away, which gives it a large contrast against especially into adulthood.
The tail follows the same colouration as the rest of the body.
No known proven lines
Sharp and BWC are compatible and produce the Paradigm.
Sharp is also compatible with Prodigy, making the Paradise Boa.
The Paradigm Boa is a genetic anomaly first produced by Mike Weitzman in 2004. They are a product of breeding a BW Caramel to a Sharp Strain Albino. It seems by crossing the BW Caramel and Sharp Albino genes interrupt the production of melanin or black pigment to such an extent to generate the unique look of a “T-Positive” Albino.