Where can white tigers be found?
White tigers are a rare form of the Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris), a tiger subspecies found in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.
What UK zoos have tigers?
Colchester Zoo is one of the finest Zoos in Europe due to a constant programme of development, winning many awards as a result. Their ‘living with tigers’ project aims to combat habitat loss, illegal wildlife trading and human-wildlife conflict in Nepal.
Is a white tiger a Bengal tiger?
White tigers originate from Bengal tigers. … But as a result of a recessive gene trait, the gene which controls coat colour, white Bengal tigers can naturally occur – albeit very, very rarely, they will usually have a white coat colour and blue eyes.
Can I buy a white tiger?
You might think it’s illegal to buy or sell an endangered tiger cub in Texas, but it isn’t. For $500, you can buy an orange Bengal tiger and tie it up in your yard, no questions asked (a white tiger will cost you $5,000). It’s all perfectly legal in Texas.