Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Pantherna Spicies: Tigris Sad Fact: The Javan, Bali, and Caspian tiger are extinct.
Description Length: 4.6-12.2 ft. Height: 3/3 1/2 ft. Weight: 220-675 pounds Colors and markings: Orange with a white belly and black stripes Shape: oval body that is low to the ground Fact: Tiger's stripes are like fingerprints each tiger has different stripes.
Habitat Diet tTigers live in Asia,China and Far east Asia. Environment: Tropical forests Evergreen forests Woodlands Mangrove swamps Grasslands Savannah and Rocky Country Tigers are carnivores so they eat Ambar deer, Wild pigs,water buffalo,and antelope. Tigers don't eat plants Fact: Tigers have more than 100 stripes.
Family Life 3-4 cubs are born in a litter Gestation: 103 days Care: 8 weeks: cubs come out of den 2 1/2 years leave mother Shelter: vegetation cover or cave/den Tiger cubs are born Febuary-July Fact: Mothers guard their young so wondering males don't eat them.
Social Behavior Characteristics Tigers are solatary animals which helps overall in hunting, because larger groups make more noise. All tigers have a territory the size depends on how much food is available. Temperament: Fiercely territorial Habits: Mostely live solitary lives Mostely nocturnal Acquiring food: tigers will use their weight to knock prey to the ground, then they will bite the neck. Tigers that are good swimmers can kill prey in water A tigers stripes are used for camouflage. Life span: 10-15 Fact: Just like the housecat, tigers keep their claws sharp for hunting Just by pulling in their retractable claws into a protective sheath.
History Present status There were once nine subspecies of tigers: Bengal, Siberian, Indochinese, South Chinese, Sumatran, Malayan, Caspian, Javan and Bali. Of these, the last three are extinct, one is extinct in the wild, and the rest are endangered. In the early 1900s, there were around 100,000 tigers throughout their range. Tigers are endangered and there are a total of around 3,000-4,500 exist in the wild. Fact: South Chinese tigers are extinct in the wild.
Relationship to Other info humans Tigers commonly avoid people. Older tigers have more of a tendency to eat people. Tiger paw prints are called pung marks. A tiger often carry the Chinese Wang or mark of the king on their forhead. Fact: In tiger litters at least one cub dies at birth.