An African folk tale says the black stripes on a cheetah's face are tears; they cry because they are not like other big cats. (Nope, they're not --- Cheetahs are the fastest! So, no need for tears, pal.
A golden tiger, golden tabby tiger or strawberry tiger is one with an extremely rare color variation caused by a recessive gene that is currently only found in captive tigers. Like the white tiger, it is a color form and not a separate species.