The spotting of the albino squirrel in Croydon is something of an annual tradition.

With only 1 in 100,000 thought to be albino, spotting one of these rare creatures would bring a smile to anyone's face.

So imagine the delight for Paul and Sam Hadlow when they spotted two of them running amok in their back garden.

"I've seen a few reports of rare white squirrels being spotted in Croydon, in fact we have one who visits our garden on a daily basis," Mrs Hadlow said.

"As they are so rare, we didn't for a moment doubt that it was the same squirrel who had been raiding our bird food.

"Today my partner Paul spotted this pair on our fence.

"We will definitely be keeping our eyes peeled to see if we can spot them both again."

This isn't even the first time this year the albino creatures have been caught on camera.

In January, Emma Lawrence got up close and personal with one of them in her backyard.

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She said at the time that the squirrel was "very nervous and disappears as soon as it hears something, but yesterday it was climbing everywhere between our garden and our neighbours’ garden."

Have you caught a glimpse of the albino animals?

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