Animals: White Tigers
Learn about white tigers, which are a special type of animal belonging to the Bengal tiger species. Find out what causes their unique coloring and why they are not considered to be albino. There are many photographs and links to eThemes Resources on tigers and Siberian tigers.
History and Facts
The page introduces white tigers, including breeding, habitat, and common myths. There is also a link about the history of white tigers. The reading level may be too difficult for younger students, but the site includes a good photograph. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This article introduces a white tiger named Blanca in San Diego Children's Zoo.
ThinkQuest: White Tigers
This site has a history and timeline of white tigers in captivity, and includes an explanation of the genetic mutation that causes the white coloration.
Learn about the diet and reproduction cycle of the white tiger. This site also has a several images of the white tiger. NOTE: This site includes ads.
White Tiger Coloring Page
This is a coloring page featuring tigers.
Animal Scoop: Tigers
This site includes photographs of different types of tigers. Scroll to the bottom of the page for activities and games including tic-tac-toe, coloring pages, and printable personalized stationery.
Animal Bytes: Bengal Tiger
Learn more about characteristics of the Bengal tiger, including the rare white tiger. Read fun facts about this type of big cat and learn about the dangers it faces.
White Bengal Tiger
This site includes detailed information about what makes the white Bengal so unique. Click on the links under "White Tiger" to learn about their habitat, their endangered status, and to see pictures.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Siberian Tigers
Learn about the Siberian tiger, the largest of the wild cats. Includes basic facts about this endangered animals' unusual coloring, behavior, habitat, and diet. There are video clips, photographs, and an online game, plus a link to an eThemes Resource on tigers.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Tigers
These sites cover reasons why tigers are endangered, tiger conservation efforts and what can be done to help, tiger natural habitat and distribution, and tiger and cat biology. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on endangered animals.
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