White tigers are interesting animals. They belong to the Bengal Tiger family. They have black or dark brown stripes going vertically from top to toe.
White tigers have blue eyes, unlike green or yellow found in normal Bengal tigers. People love the beauty of it's fur color, but white tigers struggle struggle to camouflage in the jungle.
Habitat: White tigers were found throughout India, but then they witnessed a decrease over the past 60 years.
Lifestyle: White tigers mainly hunt during the night because it is more effective for them to catch their prey. The reason for this may be because of it's brightly colored fur, so it's easier to spot them out during the day. They also have very powerful eyesight that allows them to see easily in the dark. Claw marks and urinating on trees are tools they use to make their territory. White tigers are also great swimmers.
Reproduction and Life expectancy- When cubs are born they are blind and weigh about 1 kg each. White tigers leave their mothers when they are 18 months old. They can life up to 12-15 years in the wild ,but in a zoo they live until they are 20.
Defenses- White tigers have strong jaws, sharp claws, and huge teeth. White tigers are at the top of the food chain.
Behaviors- White tigers are very aggressive when they are hunting. When they are caring for their young they are very sensitive.
Life Cycle- When babies are born they stay with their mothers for 2 to 3 years. During that time, the mother teaches them everything. White tigers are animals that are on their own. They are solitary animals.
Diet- White tigers mainly eat wild boar, buffalo, and deer. They can eat up to 40 lbs at one time. By eating that much, they won't have to eat for several days. Tigers eat animals by sneaking up and pouncing like an average cat. Then they use their claws and teeth to make a clean, but bloody kill.
Survival Status- White tigers are pretty much extinct in the wild. When white tigers are born they are mostly killed by predators because they are young and easily stand out. Also, these animals are close to being extinct because hunters kill them for their organs and beautiful fur.
More info: White tigers have no predators because they are big and powerful animals. The only threat to them is lack of habitat and prey caused by humans.
The snow male tigers are 8 to 10.2 feet long and female tigers are 7.1 to 8.5 feet long. Male tigers weight 420 to 570 lbs and female tigers weigh about 350 pounds.