Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:09PM
Rare white tigers.
Rare white tigers.
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2 white tiger cubs have been growing healthy under artificial feeding in a Chinese zoo.

The pigeon pair was born at Chongqing Zoo in early April. Caretakers decided to feed the twin Bengali white tiger cubs with bottles since they realized that their first-time mother was incapable of nurturing them naturally.

The duo has been drinking bottled milk for the past 20 days. They have been fed 6 times a day and they have now doubled in weight to reach almost 2 kilograms each.

The cubs are set to make their first public appearance for the coming Labor Holiday in May.

The white tiger is a variant of the Bengal tiger which is nearly extinct.

A 2016 data release shows that there are only 200 of the species left worldwide.