Question: Is There A Black And White Tiger?

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Where do black and white tigers live?

Bengal tigers often live in the dense jungles of Asian countries like India and China, while Siberian tigers are found in Russia. White tigers are generally Bengal tigers born with a genetic defect that prevents the orange pigmentation for which tigers are typically known.

How many white tigers are left?

200 white tigers

Is there such a thing as a Black Tiger?

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.

Do white tigers still exist?

Today there are no white tigers in the wild. The last one was shot by a trophy hunter in 1958. There are 200 white tigers in captivity, the product of nine generations of inbreeding.

Why white tigers shouldn’t exist?

WHITE TIGERS HAVE NO CONSERVATIONAL PURPOSE

The lack of “purebred” genetics has caused many in the zoo industry to state that white tigers have no conservational value and therefore shouldn’t exist.

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