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BENGAL TIGER  Panthera tigris tigris    ©a walk on the wild side nature  photography/Michael -     “GOLDEN TABBY” an unusual color variation    A golden tabby tiger is an extremely rare color variation caused by a recessive gene which is only found in captive tigers. Like the white tiger, it is a color form and not a separate species. In the case of the golden tiger, this is the wide band gene; while the white tiger is due to the color inhibitor (chinchilla) gene. There are currently…

BENGAL TIGER Panthera tigris tigris ©a walk on the wild side nature photography/Michael - “GOLDEN TABBY” an unusual color variation A golden tabby tiger is an extremely rare color variation caused by a recessive gene which is only found in captive tigers. Like the white tiger, it is a color form and not a separate species. In the case of the golden tiger, this is the wide band gene; while the white tiger is due to the color inhibitor (chinchilla) gene. There are currently…

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Bengal cat is a hybrid breed of domesticated cat. A cross between a domestic cat and an Asian leopard cat.  Bengals have "wild - looking" markings like large spots and rosettes.  They do not get their name from the Bengal tiger.

Bengal cat is a hybrid breed of domesticated cat. A cross between a domestic cat and an Asian leopard cat. Bengals have "wild - looking" markings like large spots and rosettes. They do not get their name from the Bengal tiger.

The Asian golden cat, also called the Asiatic golden cat and Temminck's cat, is a medium-sized wild cat of Southeastern Asia.  Scientific name: Pardofelis temminckii Rank: Species Higher classification: Catopuma

The Asian golden cat, also called the Asiatic golden cat and Temminck's cat, is a medium-sized wild cat of Southeastern Asia. Scientific name: Pardofelis temminckii Rank: Species Higher classification: Catopuma

A Very Brief History - The original Bengal cats are a hybrid of the Asian Leopard Cat and domestic cats. They were developed by various people, most notably Jean Sugden Mill, in the 1970s and 80s with the aim of harnessing the beauty of the wild cat, yet maintaining the temperament of the domestic cat. Through careful breeding, this aim has definitely been achieved!

A Very Brief History - The original Bengal cats are a hybrid of the Asian Leopard Cat and domestic cats. They were developed by various people, most notably Jean Sugden Mill, in the 1970s and 80s with the aim of harnessing the beauty of the wild cat, yet maintaining the temperament of the domestic cat. Through careful breeding, this aim has definitely been achieved!

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