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Bengal Tiger (white form)

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS)

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS)

The white tiger is a pigmentation variant of the Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris), which is reported in the wild from time to time in the Indian states. The white Bengal tigers are distinctive due to the color of their fur. The white fur caused by lack of the pigment pheomelanin, which is found in Bengal tigers with orange color fur. When compared to Bengal tigers, the white Bengal tigers tend to grow faster and heavier than the orange Bengal tiger.

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  • Title: Bengal Tiger (white form)
  • Scientific Name: Panthera tigris tigris

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