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White Tiger

White Tiger
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Copyright: David Escobar (fotostar) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 10] (70)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-11-10
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon Eos 300D Digital Rebel, Canon 75-300mm 4.5-5.6 USM III, Lexar 512MB 80x PRO
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-11-10 15:35
Viewed: 24771
Points: 1
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
White Tigers are magnificent creatures that possess an amazing combination of spectacular beauty and impressing power. Bengal tigers, as they are sometimes called, have blue eyes, pink nose, and creamy white fur covered with stripes of a chocolate color.
White tiger males range in length between 8.8 and 10.2 feet. They weigh between 419 and 569 pounds on the average. Females are smaller, and range in length from 7.11 to 8.7 feet, weighing around 350 pounds.
White tigers are very rare animals. They are seen only in zoos nowadays. These animals are sometimes mistakenly considered to be an albino species of tiger. However, it is not true to fact. White tigers occur when both tigers that mate carry the gene for white coloring. A White tiger's tail reaches the length of 3 to 4 feet.
White tigers tend to inhabit the area from about 10 to 30 square miles where there is enough prey and water to support them. Their habitats are located on the Mainland of Southeastern Asia and in central and southern India. These animals live in grassy areas and forests, which provide them with shelter.
White Tigers - Habitat - Scientific Name:
Panthera Tigris
White Tigers - Habitat - Life Span:
White tigers tend to live up to 10-15 years in the wild. White tigers in zoos live up to 20 years.
Info copied from 2001-2005 by www.white-tigers.org All Rights Reserved.

This particular tiger is from Busch Gardens park in Tampa Florida

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Lovely shot. Nicely composed. Focus is soft. Thanks.

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