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King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 13
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Accumulation of Deleterious Mutations Due to Inbreeding in Tiger
For the white coloring to show, the tigers must be inbred. The constant inbreeding can ... There are many animal species that suffer from inbreeding depression,.
Inbreeding Depression in Captive White Tigers - zoo's print
Inbreeding Depression in Captive White Tigers: Methods for. Purifying Tiger Lineages. Deborah Marlene Warrick*.
Genetic Diversity of White Tigers and Genetic Factors Related to
resort to inbreeding, potentially leading to inbreeding depression (Hedrick and Kalinowski ... breeding of white tigers, it is not essential to produce a white tiger.
White tigers, lions, and alligators, and king cheetahs: welfare and
genetic traits) through intentional inbreeding, for example intentional breeding to achieve rare color-morphs such as white tigers, deer, and alligators, has been ...
Inbreeding depression in the wild
In total we obtained 169 estimates of inbreeding depression for 137 traits;. 81 of those estimates ... Holsinger, 1991; Brock & White, 1992; Pray et al.

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The facts on white tigers: Inbreeding 'for beauty and tourism dollars'
White tigers are not a species. They are the result of a recessive gene. Breeding white tigers involves inbreeding individuals and often results in terrible genetics problems.
How generations of inbreeding to create white tigers caused horrific deformities
The white coat is a double recessive gene so most of the cubs born through this inbreeding have normal coloring but suffer the same defects such as crossed-eyes and deformities and are referred to in the trade as 'throw away tigers.
If White Tigers Are so Rare, Why Are There so Many at This Sanctuary?
White tigers are simply Bengal tigers with white fur. They are not a separate subspecies of tiger.
'Protecting corridors key to increasing tiger numbers'
Confinement is Not Conservation
Zoos also tend to breed inbred species, sometimes causing serious physical deformities. And this breeding also created the white tiger. Originally a genetic abnormality, zoos have monopolized on their rare nature.

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All White Tigers Are Inbred and are Not Purebred - Big Cat Rescue
All White Tigers Are Inbred and Are Not Purebred. White Tiger Photo The ONLY way to produce a tiger or lion with a white coat is through inbreeding brother to ...
White tiger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reduced fertility and miscarriages, noted by ”tiger man” Kailash Sankhala in pure -Bengal white tigers, were attributed to inbreeding depression. A condition ...
Kenny The White Tiger Reveals The Price of Inbreeding | IFLScience
Aug 15, 2014 Pictures and videos are circulating online about Kenny, a white tiger described as having Down's Syndrome.
White tiger controversy: Zoos shouldn't raise these inbred - Slate
Dec 13, 2012 A white tiger is a striking creature. Tigers are always impressive animals, but when you take away the orange, the result is a big cat that looks ...
inbreeding depression & other genetic anomalies in tigers
White tigers show a problem called inbreeding depression - continued inbreeding to fix a particular trait (the white colour) shows up other deleterious genes in ...

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