Tiger, tiger burning white….

The legendary white tiger.  The tiger of choice for Indian royalty. A rare cat stalking through the jungle…well, not so rare anymore.  There are several hundred around the world and their numbers are growing.  Why?  Zoos and animal attractions know they are a big hit with the public and so pursue selective breeding to create white tigers.

But white tigers are not albinos.  Even the whitest of the tigers, stripeless tigers, have a faint pattern of stripes. And did you know that their white fur changes with temperature? The color gets creamier when the air is cold!

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