Eighty percent of all captivity-bred white tigers die at birth.
Of the remaining 20% most are so deformed that they will never be shown in public and wallow until death in captivity.
Orange tigers with the white gene and white tigers are bred together to produce new white tiger cubs. In that process many orange tigers are born. The orange tigers are unwanted and often end-up in the hands of private owners who are not known for their kindness.
A 16-year old girl made a video about "the facts" at the Tipped Ear Clan site.*
[*N.B.: Please note the clarifying comment below from calsifer regarding the provenance of the video - added by DM at 08:11 AM.]
Maybe you can take action to help.
Thanks to popbitch for the tip.
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