10 Interesting Facts about White Tigers

These following facts about white tigers will probably open up your mind and knowledge of how great this animal is. White tiger is a rare pigmentation variant of the Bengal tiger, which is reported in the wild from time to time in Assam, Bengal, Bihar and especially in the former State of Rewa. This animal is now considered as the endangered animal and in now conservation. To get to know more about this animal, here are some other facts about white tigers you should know.

Facts about white tigers 1: Eyes

White tigers have blue eyes. Yet, you need to understand that white tiger is not a species. It means they are just variation of the normal orange tiger.

Facts about white tigers 2: Valuable Price

White tigers are valuable. What you need to know is that the tiger has the worth of $60,000. The main reason why white tiger costs so much is because of the rare aspect.

Facts about white tigers - White tiger

Facts about white tigers – White tiger

Facts about white tigers 3: Classification

Scientists have classified white tiger into eight subspecies: Bengal, Indo-Chinese, Sumatran, Siberian, South China, and other which have been extinct such as Caspian, Java, and also Bali.

Facts about white tigers 4: Stripes

What you need to know is that most tigers have more than 100 stripes. You also need to notice that there will be no identical stripes for each of the tiger. Look at jaguar facts to know another striped animal.

Facts about white tigers - At Singapore zoo

Facts about white tigers – At Singapore zoo

Facts about white tigers 5: Swimming Ability

Swimming ability of white tigers is impressive. In fact, they can really swim well even to hunt their prey in the water. What a unique animal right? It means that they can hunt fishes in the water.

Facts about white tigers 6: Territory

The territory of male tigers will conduct travels by himself. The purpose is to mark his boundaries with his urine. Well you may also notice that male tiger usually may use scratches as well to mark his territory.

Facts about white tigers - Cubs

Facts about white tigers – Cubs

Facts about white tigers 7: Eyesight

You need also to pay attention about the fact that white tiger has the night vision which is better and stronger than what any human has. It means this tiger can hunt easily as well in the night.

Facts about white tigers 8: Popular Culture

White tigers appear frequently in literature, video games, television, and comic books. Such examples include the Swedish rock band Kent, which featured a white tiger on the cover of their best-selling album “Vapen & Ammunition” in 2002.

Facts about white tigers - Siberian white tiger

Facts about white tigers – Siberian white tiger

Facts about white tigers 9: Novel

Aravind Adiga’s novel “The White Tiger” won the Man Booker Prize in 2008. The central character and narrator refers to himself as “The White Tiger”. It was a nickname given to him as a child to denote that he was unique in the “jungle”, that he was smarter than the others.

Facts about white tigers 10: Government Policy

Government is now protecting the tiger from being hunt. There will be bad punishment if you conduct ever hurt this tiger.

Facts about white tigers - Stripeless white tiger

Facts about white tigers – Stripeless white tiger

Hope you found these white tigers facts really interesting and useful for your knowledge and research.

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