* White Bengal tigers are fully grown at 2 - 3 years of age. Male White Bengal tigers reach weights of 200 - 230 kilograms and up to 3m. length. The

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By: Collins Washington And Stacy Thompson

White Bengal tigers are found in the dense jungles of India and China

White Bengal tigers are usually located near creeks or streamsNames of the white Bengal TigerCommon Name: Bengal Tiger

Scientific Name: Panthera Tigris

*White Bengal tigers are fully grown at 2 - 3 years of age. Male White Bengal tigers reach weights of 200 - 230 kilograms and up to 3m. length. The female White Bengal tigers weigh 130 - 170 kilograms and measure up to 2.5m long.*They are Carnivore , The White Bengal tigers diet in the wild is water buffalo, goat, deer and wild boar. Their diet in captivity is mainly chicken, horsemeat or kangaroo meat five days a week. They also fast on bones twice a week in captivity.*the white tiger uses tall grass or anything that it can he seen. They sleep in trees.

The White Bengal tigers are endangered because they are being poached for their valuable fur coats habitat loss as large forests are being cut down for timber or conversion. The total population is approximated at less than 2,500 individuals with a declining inclination being observed. The Bengal tiger is the most numerous of the tiger subspecies. Their populations are estimated at approximately 1,706 in India, 200 in Bangladesh, 155 in Nepal and 67-81 in Bhutan. The numbers are not exactly accurate and are only an approximation.*Poaching is being cracked down on, and more rangers have been put into the field. Also, more land is being protected for the tigers use in national parks.*The WWF is making it illegal to hunt the white Bengal tiger for its fur.

quizWhere can you find them?What do they eatWhat is being done to help the tigers?Who is doing something about the white bengal tiger?Where do they sleep?

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