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White Bengal Tiger

Location: Bali Safari and Marine Park

 

Genus: Panthera

Species: P. tigris

Subspecies: P. t. tigris

Conservation Status: Endangered

 

White Bengal Tiger have stripes all over their body. Their stripes are like fingerprints. No two are the same. The stripes are not only in the tigers fur, but are a pigmentation of the skin. They have a white spot on the back of their ears,whick looks like eyes.

 

White Bengal tiger is very patient, it watches its prey and waits till the right time to make its move. It has very strong jaws; it catches the prey by its neck and the strong jaws and teeth help him to kill its prey. Bengal tiger has a strong sense of smell. It also has a great vision which helps it to hunt during the night time. Bengal tigers can also swim and move quite swiftly in the water. They have the ability to shed or grow body hair according to how cold or hot it gets. They are one of the only two species of cats that like water.

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Taken on April 6, 2008