White tigers are distinct for the normal colouration in that they lack the pheomelanin pigment that in normal tigers produces the orange colour. They still produce the pigment eumelanin and hence are not considered albino. Compared to normal tigers without the white gene, white tigers tend to be somewhat bigger, both at birth and as fully grown adults. (From Wikipedia)
Taken at the Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden at The Mirage Casino.
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Silvio1953 (122315) 2014-08-09 13:27
Ciao Eleu, great portrait of superb creature, splendid sharoness, wonderful colors and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
rychem (23298) 2014-08-09 22:04
Great portrait of this imposing animal, this is a rare specimen, very well captured
Cricri (106327) 2014-08-10 12:02
Un portrait magnifique de cet animal, le regard vers vous, le jeu de lumière et les détails de sa fourrure un peu comme des dessins :-)
cornejo (31550) 2014-08-11 10:44
Eleu Hello, nice portrait of this beautiful white tiger captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, beautiful light, color and quality. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Best wishes from southern Spain.