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Postby Jones » Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:38 pm

Yeah, either way, they're cute. lol
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Postby Draco » Mon Feb 25, 2008 10:49 am

I still haven't seen one. They're not a common sight in a zoo in the UK.
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Postby Jones » Mon Mar 03, 2008 4:26 pm

They're not common in zoos anywhere. lol
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Postby phillips78 » Wed Mar 12, 2008 5:14 pm

Firstly white tigers are not a seperate species, they are merely a bengal tiger with a gene that gives their lighter appearance. White tigers have no conservation value as they are all inbred and generally have genetic defects that makes them unsuitable for breeding programmes. Cleft palletes and bone problems are common as fathers are bred with daughters and mothers with sons. Anyone who is intentionally breeding them is doing so purely for financial gain. don't support people who do this.

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Re: What your favorite endangered species.

Postby rebelgtp » Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:10 am

My favorite would have to be the gray wolf, has been ever since I was little and I have had them come into my camp while out camping. Oh and they are far from being a pest, domestic dogs that have gone wild are MUCH worse than any wolf. Funny thing is the wolves seem to get blamed for all attacks on live stock when its generally more common for domestic dogs to attack the live stock. But hey everyone likes their scape goats.

Oh and while its not a wolf I did get to see this fella this last week, an Amur Leopard, the rarest cat on the planet there are less than 40 left in the world.

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Postby Draco » Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:40 am

@phillips78: They are still rarer than conventional tigers because of where they can successfully live. Besides the definition of a species is a bit of a grey area among biologists.
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Postby Jones » Mon Apr 28, 2008 2:57 pm

Haha, the cat looks like he's sneezing.
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Postby sachin » Thu May 08, 2008 6:13 pm

My..............!!!!

Royal Bengal Tiger!!!!!
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Postby AstusAleator » Sat May 17, 2008 11:59 pm

holy crap 8o, that cat looks really pissed or really scared... I can't decide which. It kinda looks like it has a lazy eye too...
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Postby sprite » Fri May 23, 2008 11:26 am

I'm also a big fan of tigers, and snow leopards too. Big cats are the coolest.
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Postby prateeiik » Sun Jul 13, 2008 6:56 am

I would opt for siberian tigers and amur leopard.
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Re: What your favorite endangered species.

Postby 5FeJuggernaut » Sat Jul 26, 2008 7:02 pm

The Kakapo, Giant Flightless Ground Parrot, Strigops habroptilus. Only 91 are still alive.
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