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EXAMINING THE GENETIC DIVERSITY OF THE TIMBAVATI WHITE LIONS: white lions Despite the obvious difference between the tawny lions and the white lions of the Timbavati, there are in fact various subtle and interesting physical differences amid the white lions themselves.  This observation prompted my investigation into the genetic diversity of white lion and with the help of Dr. Desire Dalton (Head of Molecular Genetics at the Pretoria Zoo,) as well as Dr Cindy Harper and Susan Miller at Onderstepoort; some useful conclusions have been drawn.