interesting facts about tiger


interesting facts about tiger:

interesting facts about tiger

facts about tiger

  • Around  half of Tiger cubs don't live beyond two years of age

  • Tiger cubs leave their mother when they are around 2 yeas of age

  • A group of "Tigers" is known as an ambush or streak

  • Tigers are good swimmers and can swim up to 6 kilometers

  • Rare white Tigers carry a gene that is only present in around 1 in every 10000 Tigers

  • Tigers usually hunt alone

  • Tigers have been known to reach speeds up to 65 kph

  • The Tiger is the biggest species of the cat family

  • Tiger can reach a length of up to 3.3 meters and weigh as much as 300 kilograms

  • Subspecies of the tiger include the Sumatran Tiger, Siberian Tiger, Bengal Tiger, South China Tiger, Malayan Tiger and Indochinese Tiger

  • Many subspecies of the Tiger are either endangered or already extinct . Humans are the primary cause of his through hunting and the destruction of habitats

  • Less than 10% of hunts end successfully for tigers

  • Tiger can jump over 6 meters in length

  • Various tiger subspecies are the national animals of Bangal, India, North korea, South Korea and Malaysia

  • There are more tigers held privately as pets than there are in the wild

  • Tigers that breed with lions give birth to hybrids known as tigons and ligers

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