Recordings of white tigers were first made in the early 19th century. White tigers are not more endangered than tigers are generally, this being a common misconception. Another misconception is that white tigers are albinos, despite the fact that pigment is evident in the white tiger's stripes. They are distinct not only because of their white hue; they also have blue eyes.
The Bengal White Tiger A white tiger in captivity at Singapore Zoological Gardens. The presence of stripes indicate it is not a true albino. In the wild, Bengal White Tigers are found exclusively within South Asia, notably in India. Although Bengal tigers make up 60% of the world’s wild tiger population, individuals with white coats are indeed very rare. Only one White Tiger exists out of every 10,000 normal orange-coloured tigers.