Portrait of the golden tiger by Tambako the Jaguar,: A golden tabby tiger is one with an extremely rare color variation caused by a recessive gene and is currently 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. http://books.google.com/books/about/Golden_Tabby.html?id=bU5OQwAACAAJ  #Golden_Tiger

Portrait of the golden tiger by Tambako the Jaguar,: A golden tabby tiger is one with an extremely rare color variation caused by a recessive gene and is currently 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. http://books.google.com/books/about/Golden_Tabby.html?id=bU5OQwAACAAJ #Golden_Tiger

Tiger quoll (Dasyurus maculatus) at Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney, Australia by Joshua Cunningham: This carnivorous marsupial, native to Australia. has long, ridged food pads, an adaptation for its arboreal lifestyle which may make up for the fact that its tail is not prehensile. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_quoll #Marsupial #Tiger_quoll

Tiger quoll (Dasyurus maculatus) at Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney, Australia by Joshua Cunningham: This carnivorous marsupial, native to Australia. has long, ridged food pads, an adaptation for its arboreal lifestyle which may make up for the fact that its tail is not prehensile. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_quoll #Marsupial #Tiger_quoll

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