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Zabu

ZABU White Female Siberian/Bengal Hybrid DOB 5/15/00 Rescued 5/3/04   Cameron the Lion and Zabu the White Tiger are Big Cat Rescue's odd couple. They were both born at a run down roadside zoo in 2000 and were rescued in 2004. At the New Hampshire zoo, Cameron had been raised with Zabu, the white tigress, with the hopes of cross breeding them and selling the resulting Ligers cubs. People often hybridize lions and tigers because they are either trying to create a novelty that people will pay to come see or trying Read More

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Why White Tigers Should Go Extinct

Everything you’ve been told about this exotic, royal, endangered species is wrong. By Jackson Landers|Posted Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at 11:04 AM A white tiger is a striking creature. Tigers are always impressive animals, but when you take away the orange, the result is a big cat that looks like a phantom out of a dream. They seem almost magical, and yet I firmly believe that the world would be a better place if there was not a single white tiger in it.   There are only about 4,000 tigers, at most, remaining in the wild. Yet Read More

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Why White Tigers Should Go Extinct

  Everything you’ve been told about this exotic, royal, endangered species is wrong   By Jackson Landers|Posted Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at 11:04 AM ET A white tiger from the Cincinnati Zoo.   Photo by Jim Larimore.   A white tiger is a striking creature. Tigers are always impressive animals, but when you take away the orange, the result is a big cat that looks like a phantom out of a dream. They seem almost magical, and yet I firmly believe that the world would be a better place if there Read More

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The truth about white tigers

Everything you want and need to know about white tigers is here at Big Cat Rescue. Just click on the Truth About White Tigers to see photos, videos, the scientific genetic history and what you can do to save the tigers you love. Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue AZA Says No More White Tigers or White Lions

Warned in 1983 AZA Finally Calls for an End to the Practice of Breeding White Tigers and White Lions   In June 2011 the board of directors for the American Zoological Association (AZA) formalized their 2008 ban on the breeding of white tigers, white lions or king cheetahs by their member zoos. Their report said, “Breeding practices that increase the physical expression of single rare alleles (i.e., rare genetic traits) through intentional inbreeding, for example intentional breeding to achieve rare color-morphs such as white tigers, Read More
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