(FOX NEWS) Fraternal twins are known for having distinct physical features, and in some cases those differences are more noticeable than others. But a pair of Quincy, Illinois, twins are going viral for their more-distinct-than-usual appearances – one appears black and the other, white.
KHQA.com reported that Kalani Dean and Jarani Dean, who are 9 months old, are biracial twins. Their mother, Whitney Meyer, posted a photo of the girls on KHQA’s Facebook wall on Monday morning. Whitney is white, while her partner, Tomas Dean, is black.
"At first when they were born, I wanted to believe it, but it's so rare I didn't think it'd happen to my twins!” Whitney told KHQA. “But sure enough they're biracial twins!"
Although a small number of genes are responsible for an individual’s skin color, there is a one in 500 chance that twins will have different skin colors, the BBC reported.
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