Golden tiger --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. | See more about white tigers, golden tiger and tigers.
White Tiger ~ Bengal tigers are the only subspecies that come in different colors! Because they are a different color, white tigers are often believed to be considered a separate subspecies from orange tigers. That’s not the case! White tigers are Bengal tigers, and they are one of 4 different color variations: orange, white, cinnamon, and snow white.