White tiger panthera Tigris
HabitatConiferous forest10-30 sq. ft. Alone
Size of animal, phys characterFur is white with dark stripesGenetic mutationMales396-5698-10ft. longFemales220-3527-9ft. Long
Housing/climate requirementsTemperate climatesHigh altitudesSwampy areaMangrove
Relationship with other speciesKing of the Jungle!
ReproductionScent markings and locating roars5-day period103 days: gestation periodMale does not stay2-3 cubs. Rarely 5. One usually dies
Fun FactsGood Swimmer Not a good climberSlow runner but stealthy Hunt at nightLive to be about 10-15 in wildZoo about 16-201 in 10,000 chance
PopulationOnly about 200 leftMost in zoosOnly 12 seen 100 years
What people are doingThe Tiger SSP has condemned breedingThe Tiger FoundationWPSI (Wildlife Protection Society of India)WWF (World Wildlife Fund)Poaching illegal
QuizWhat is the tigers scientific name?What is the non-human related problem against the white tiger?How many cubs are usually born?Is the white tiger a better swimmer or climber?What does WPSI stand for?