White Tigers

Facts on White Tigers

Section 1: Characteristics

Characteristics:

*White Tigers are indeed mammals, part of the cat family
*White Tigers have black chocolate colored stripes, blue moonlight eyes, white fur and a pink nose
* a adult male would be about 3 meters long, average 400-569 lbs.
* White Tigers communicate through growling and howling





Section 2: Food and Habitat

Characteristics:

*White Tigers are indeed mammals, part of the cat family
*White Tigers have black chocolate colored stripes, blue moonlight eyes, white fur and a pink nose
* a adult male would be about 3 meters long, average 400-569 lbs.
* White Tigers communicate through growling and howling



Food Info:

White tigers have a variety of different types of diets. White Tigers usually eat about 40-50 pounds of meat in one day, then not eat for the next 2-4 days. This type of diet is very unique, and most white tigers use it very often as a common life style. White tiger diets include: antelope, pig, cattle and several types of dear. Even though Tigers get hunted down by humans today, Tigers today still are at the top of the food chain; the main predator of a end of a herbivore and a carnivore.





Habitat Info:

*Most live in southern India, some still are left in China
*most white tigers live in forests, some in wetlands
* White Tigers live in warm, tropical forest like climates
*White Tigers live in Caves and dens







Section 3: Adaption and survival

* White Tigers are basically Rare DNA breed of a regular tiger, although there are some tiny little major differences to them

*White Tigers have strong sharp teeth, claws, and a very intimidating roar

*White Tigers mostly travel in packs, but some of them live alone.

* depending on how much food is around their territory, it's usually around 10-30 square miles.

*Their stripes on their backs help camofluage them so they won't get caught trying to hunt from their prey

*White Tigers stalk their prey, or straight upon pounces it if it's just a slow quick meal

*When a white tiger is born, they are raised until 2-3 years

*A Female White tiger finds a mate around when she's 3-4 years old, after maturity

*She shows that she's ready with roars and scent markings

*Male White Tigers do not participate in raising the cubs they have bred with, for then he leaves the mate after she gives birth

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Section 4: Reasons for Endangerment and Critical Info

Reasons for Endangerment:

1. hunted by humans (even though it's illegal to kill a tiger)


2. hunted by Indian tribes


3. tiger bones are still used for "magic" as shamans say. People in china still think tiger bones can be used for medicine as well


Critical Info:

Although It is illegal to kill a tiger, local villages and other types of tribes still hunt white tigers today. Some people still believe in the legend where tiger bones can be used for "miracle medicine" or "magic medicine" today. Some recorders estimate about 1 any type of tiger being hunted or killed everyday.


There are ways you can help. Tigers in general need help from you. As they are endangered, you can donate


to http://www.turpentinecreek.org/?gclid=CKiOxciVq7ACFagbQgodw0AOVA



Sources:

http://a-z-animals.com/animals/white-tiger/




Whitetigers.org

Tigerhomes.org

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Tiger(Pictures only)


IndianChild.com