There are two perceived subspecies of tiger*: the mainland (Panthera tigris) and the Sunda (Panthera tigris sondaica). The biggest of all the Asian large felines, tigers depend fundamentally immediately and sound instead of smell for hunting. They commonly chase alone and tail prey. A tiger can consume in excess of 80 pounds of meat at one time. By and large, tigers bring forth two to four offspring at regular intervals. Assuming every one of the offspring in one litter bite the dust, a subsequent litter might be delivered in five months or less.

Tigers by and large addition freedom at around two years old and achieve sexual development at age three or four for females and four or five years for guys. Adolescent mortality is high, nonetheless about portion, everything being equal, don’t endure over two years. Tigers have been known to reach as long as 20 years old in nature.

Guys of the bigger subspecies, the mainland tiger, may weigh as much as 660 pounds. For guys of the more modest subspecies-the Sunda tiger-the upper reach is at around 310 pounds. Inside both subspecies, guys are heavier than females.

Tigers are generally single, aside from relationship among mother and posterity. Individual tigers have an enormous domain, and the size is resolved generally by the accessibility of prey. People mark their area with pee, defecation, rakes, scratches, and expressing.

Across their reach, tigers face tenacious tensions from poaching, retaliatory killings, and living space misfortune. They are compelled to seek space with thick and regularly developing human populaces. Learn more


*New Subspecies Classifications
Beginning around 2017, IUCN has perceived two tiger subspecies, generally alluded to as the mainland tiger and the Sunda island tiger. All leftover island tigers are tracked down just in Sumatra, with tigers in Java and Bali now wiped out. These are prominently known as Sumatran tigers. The mainland tigers right now incorporate the Bengal, Malayan, Indochinese and Amur (Siberian) tiger populaces, while the Caspian tiger is wiped out in nature. The South China tiger is accepted to be practically terminated.