Rare white tigress gives birth to 3 cubs at Saigon Zoo

The Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden in Ho Chi Minh City held a one-month birthday ceremony for three rare white Bengal tigers on August 9.

chairman of the zoo Pham Quoc Hung said that  the zoo had imported a pair of white tigers from the Elmvale Jungle Zoo in Canada 5 years ago.  This is the first time a white tigers delivered three healthy cubs at the zoo.

Like their parents, the young cuddly tigers boast creamy white coatings with black stripes. They weigh 3.6-4.1 kilograms almost a month after birth.

The Bengal Tiger is indigenous to India and Bangladesh and rarely seen in the wilderness.
The white tiger is a Bengal cat that has mutated genes, meaning that it is white in color with black stripes, the a-z-animals.com website said.
The imposing cats are verging on extinction.
The world is currently home to only around 2,300 white tigers, most of which are raised in captivity in zoos.
 

By Truong Ngoc – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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