White Female Siberian/Bengal Hybrid
Zabu was born at a circus and roadside zoo in New England that has since closed.
Zabu was raised and housed with Cameron, a male lion, neither of which were spayed or neutered. Leaving these two intact cats together could have had grotesque consequences resulting in the birth of ligers. These genetically mutated cross-breeds are victim to a plethora of birth defects that plague the animal its entire life.
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
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
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.
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,
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