Is there such a thing as Black Tigers?
Black tigers are not a separate species or sub-species of tigers. They are a distinct colour variant of the Bengal tiger, and their all-black colour is due to a melanistic pigmentation. Black tigers have even been reported to have smaller bodies than regular tigers, probably because of inbreeding.
What colors are Tigers?
There are three definite colors of tigers; standard orange with black stripes, white with black or dark stripes, and the golden tiger with cinnamon stripes.
What is the most rare tiger?
The South China Tiger is considered the rarest tiger in the world.
- Malayan Tiger.
- Indochinese Tiger.
- Bengal Tiger.
- Amur Tiger.
- Sumatran Tiger.
- South China Tiger.
How many species of tigers are there and which one is the rarest?
The South China Tiger has been declared “functionally extinct” in the wild by scientists, which makes it the rarest tiger species in the world. While the South China Tiger has not been seen in the wild for more than 25 years, there are about 100 tigers in captivity and breeding programs have been ongoing.