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1 Tiger Tale Learning Fun By Gabriel Williams Hints in this book? October

2 Majestically beautiful. Dangerous and strong. Stripes like wild fire - black and long. Eyes like shining beacons of terror. Striking over like another death bearer. Stride akin that of controlled gait The nails of steel to trap its bait. The tiger is all that and more.. much much more. A creature that evokes emotions of awe and terror. But there's more to this wild animal than that. Here are some interesting tiger facts for kids to learn about. Tiger Facts for Kids A tiger you might have seen on the TV or in the zoo, but how much do you really know about the species? Here is a detailed account of the species and all there is to know about it.

3 All tigers like to swim. Some tigers like to eat raw meat. Physical Features The tiger‘s majestic coat is its unique feature. It has a coat that ranges from yellowish orange or brownish white, and has distinct black stripes on it. These stripes are different for every tiger. The pattern will never be the same for any two tigers. These stripes act as a great tool for camouflage in the wild as they blend with the forest colors. Each tiger has over a 100 stripes. A tiger can weigh as much as 660 pounds (300 kg) with the male tiger weighing more than a female tiger. A tiger can be around 11 feet (3.3 mtrs) in length. The Siberian tiger is the biggest species among all tigers. They can weigh about 700 lbs and grow to about 13 feet in length. The Sumatran tiger is the lightest of all the species weighing about 110 Kg (250 pounds). Tiger Habitat Tigers are natives of Asia and they usually dwell in dense forests, grassy and swamp areas and prefer deciduous and tropical rain forests. Food Habits Tigers are carnivores, which means that their food habits consist primarily of meat. They hunt for small and large animals and can consume up to 60 pounds of meat in one night. They can go without food for a week!

4 Fun Tiger Facts for Kids These are some of the more interesting tiger facts for kids: A baby tiger is called a cub and every litter usually has two. Most cubs die before they are two years. A cub will stay with its mother till the age of 2. After which it will go on to be on its own. A group of tigers is called an ambush or streak and their cry is known as a growl. They are very territorial animals and prefer being solitary except when raising cubs. Less than 10% of a tiger's hunting expeditions are successful. Tigers are excellent swimmers and can swim a distance of 6 Kms at one time. They can reach a maximum running speed of up to 65 kph. Tigers can easily climb and jump over 5-6 meters in length. One White tiger fact is that these species carry a rare gene that is present in one among ten thousand tigers.White tiger fact Most species of tigers are completely extinct. And all tigers fall under the category of endangered species because of human hunting and depletion of natural habitats (again due to humans). There are some species of tigers that are already extinct like the Balinese, Javan and Caspian. These tiger facts for kids are sure to improve their knowledge about tigers, because if their destruction continues in the same manner as it is happening today, it won't be long before kids have only books and stories to know them through and refer to them as 'was' as opposed to 'is'. The picture given above speaks volumes

5 Baby tigers always are playful with other tigers they are cute but ther all diing tigers don’t like that Some people kill lots of tigers almost evrey day


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