Post with votes and views. The extremely rare and majestic Golden Tiger, less than 30 of these exist. A golden tiger, golden tabby tiger or strawberry tiger is a tiger with a colour variation caused by a recessive gene. The coloration is a result of captive breeding, Golden tigers in zoos · Golden tigers in the wild · Golden tiger genetics · See also. This is the extremely rare and majestic Golden Tiger. Sadly less than 30 of these exist in the world today.