A Tigers Colors

Since I have a snow tiger in my Redcliffe novels, I have to share this article!

Shirley McLain

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 A Golden Tiger
            The orange colored tiger with black stripes is, of course, the most prevalent. There are different shades of orange ranging from almost yellow to dark burnt orange. The stripes also vary in shade, size and abundance. Some tigers will have dark, wide stripes while some have fewer stripes that are narrower. It is interesting to note that every stripe pattern is unique. No two tigers are marked the same, much like a person’s fingerprints.
            Color and striping is controlled by gene groups that are inherited from the parent’s genes, the same as hair color in humans. A person may have dark hair and that would be the trait they most likely would pass on to their children, especially if both parents have the same color gene. If one parent has a dark hair, and the other has blond hair, the child will usually have dark…

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2 Responses to A Tigers Colors

  1. Thank you for the reblog Catherine. How are you doing?

    • You are welcome Shirley, I liked the article! I am well thank you, just awaiting my baby now (due end of this month). We are just experiencing a heatwave in the UK so it’s the worst possible time for me to be heavily pregnant, but hey-ho!

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