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Argentine zoo shows 4 white tiger cubs

 A white tiger cub growls at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013.  The cub's mother, Cleo, a captive Bengal white tiger, gave ...
 Four white tiger cubs lay in their enclosure at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013.  The cubs' mother, Cleo, a captive Benga...
 A zoo worker places a white tiger cub with his three siblings at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013.  Cleo, a female Bengal ...
 Cleo, a female Bengal white tiger, stands with two of her four cubs at the Buenos Aires Zoo, Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013.  Cleo gave birth to...
 A white tiger cub peers from behind wood stumps inside its enclosure at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013.  Cleo, a female ...

APTOPIX Argentina White Tigers

A white tiger cub growls at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013. The cub's mother, Cleo, a captive Bengal white tiger, gave ...

Argentina White Tigers

Four white tiger cubs lay in their enclosure at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013. The cubs' mother, Cleo, a captive Benga...

Argentina White Tigers

A zoo worker places a white tiger cub with his three siblings at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Cleo, a female Bengal ...

Argentina White Tigers

Cleo, a female Bengal white tiger, stands with two of her four cubs at the Buenos Aires Zoo, Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Cleo gave birth to...

Argentina White Tigers

A white tiger cub peers from behind wood stumps inside its enclosure at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Cleo, a female ...

The Buenos Aires zoo is showing off four new white tiger cubs.
Zoo officials say the blue-eyed cubs with coats of black stripes on white were born there two months ago and bring the number at the zoo to nine. They say the cubs will soon be able to eat meat.
White Bengal tigers have a rare genetic anamoly and have always been extremely rare in the wild. Several hundred white tigers have been bred in zoos and wild animal parks around the world, though many conservationists say efforts should be focused on less inbred tiger varieties
The U.S. Association of Zoos and Aquariums discourages the breeding of white tigers.


Updated : 2021-03-06 15:58 GMT+08:00