MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An albino deer was caught on camera in northern Wisconsin.

Dan Mortenson was driving around on Middle McKenzie Lake near Spooner when he saw it.

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Mortenson says he spoke with a few people and was told it’s about 10 years old and is a treasured animal in the area.

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Mortenson posted video of the deer to his Facebook page over the weekend.

Researchers say only one in 30,000 wild animals are albino.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says albino deer are illegal to shoot.