Argentinas new tigers are a triple treat
Argentinas new tigers are a triple treat A three month old white Bengal female tiger cub looks around her enclosure at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina
Argentinas new tigers are a triple treat
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Argentinas Buenos Aires Zoo is showing off its latest brood of white tigers. They are Bengal triplets. They have piercing blue eyes and a playful attitude.

Argentina is a country at the southern end of South America.

The two female cubs have prominent black stripes and tawny white coats. The male is nearly pure white.

Zoo veterinarian Guillermo Weimeyer says they were born three months ago. They are already eating more than two pounds of meat a day.

This is the second set of cubs for the mother, Cleo, and father, Rhiano. Their first brood was taken to other zoos. These cubs will likely leave as well.

A naming contest among children who visit the zoo has already begun.

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  • Preston222
    4/29/2014 - 02:49 p.m.

    This is very cool because these animals are cool.It is cool because the animals look alike.Another reason is because there is three of them.

  • shena805
    5/06/2014 - 11:42 a.m.

    That is so CUTE! Their personalities sound just like kittens, but when they grow up they will be like their parents mature and very big. Their white coats with their black stripes and sometimes almost all white coats make them so amazing and extraordinary.

  • lfsebbing-Cla
    5/19/2014 - 01:45 p.m.

    Wow! That is so fasinating! I would really like to hear more about how they are developing and if you could have them for pets.

  • MelanieC-Zen
    5/21/2014 - 09:49 a.m.

    Your Bengal tigers are super cute they are in Argentina wow!!!!

  • Jakel4-Sch
    9/10/2014 - 11:38 a.m.

    That Argentina tiger is so cool and Cute it kinda looks like a panther.I wish it would be my Pet it would be a big pet.

  • troyc-Wre
    2/04/2015 - 01:21 p.m.

    This is the most adorablist animal in the whole intire world.

  • JoshG-Mau
    2/13/2015 - 11:19 a.m.

    i am scared why would there be a scary animal.

  • CooperG-Mau
    2/13/2015 - 11:26 a.m.

    Wow I never knew that Agentina was so close to us it is apart of the United states of America. Arnet the white tigers endangerd?

  • annabel1226-yyca
    6/01/2015 - 08:52 p.m.

    Oh my, white tigers are endangered animals. I wish I could raise baby white tigers but I can't because after I take it to the wild it can't be back to the wild it will keep following me. There should be more generation for the white tigers. So they could not be endangered. I wish I could be in the zoo to do the naming contest I think I will win for sure.

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