Sumatran Tigers Endangered Animals Report By: Bryan and Chase
Sumatran Tigers Facts Thousands of tigers have been killed in the last 50 years because their habitats have been destroyed. There are fewer than 5,000 tigers left in the world. They have set up wilderness preserves around the world. The height of the Sumatran is 3 1/2 feet at shoulders. Their lifespan is 10-15 years.
Sumatran tiger facts The weight is 220-310 pounds. The Sumatran eats water buffalo and antelope. The population is 400-500 in the world. Did you know tigers keep their claws sharp for hunting by pulling their retractable claws into a protective sheath. The mating season is November – April.
Sumatran tiger facts Most of the Sumatrans are being harmed by global warming. Did you know most tigers have more than 100 stripes. The gestation is 103 days. Some Sumatrans eat monkeys. Most Sumatrans live in southeast Asia
Sumatrans tigers facts The Sumatrans scientific name is panthera tigris. Most tigers live in forests. No tigers have the same stripe pattern. The litter size is 3-4 cubs. They are one of the hunters favorite to hunt.