WHITE TIGER – Yangon Zoo

WHITE TIGER

length 6 ft – 8 ft
Weight 300 – 660 pounds
Sexual Maturity 3 – 4 years old
Gestation Period 3 and half months
Birth Rate 1 to 3 cubs at a time
Life Span 10 years – 20 years
WHITE TIGER (Panthera tigris tigris)

Characteristics - The whole body is a white colour, with dark or brown stripes. Due to genetic defects, they may have been prone to crossed eyes, having one kidney and twisted neck.

Range - White Tiger (or) Bengal Tiger is found in Eastern and Northern India.

Habit - They live in tropical evergreen forests, Pine forest, mangroves swamps and dry forests. They live alone except mating time. They sleep during day time and search for prey at night. They communicate with each other either by sound or smell.

Diet - They are carnivorous animals. They catch and eat deer, goats, wild boars and cattle.

Conservation status rank - They have no their own separate species. There are no White Tigers in the Wild.

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