The Siberian Tiger makes its home in the forests of eastern Asia, northern China and Manchuria. They are endangered and today there are less than 3,200 tigers living in the wild.
Those stripes help to camouflage tigers in the tall grasses.
Fur patterns on the cheeks of tigers are as varied as fingerprints.
It has been a common belief in southern Asia that a tiger’s ears are so sensitive that they can hear the whistling of a man’s breath through his nose hairs. So hunters keep their nostrils barbered.
Takes about 10 pounds of meat a day to keep a caged tiger tame.
Report is the Humane Society of Fallstown, MD, long has looked for something to repel mice. But the only good mouse deterrent they’ve come up with so far is tiger urine.
When shot, a male tiger roars, a female tiger doesn’t.
It’s said that the tiger always kills from behind so it won’t attack you if it sees you staring at it. I don’t think I want to test this theory.
There are two tigers in a box of animal crackers. And five bears, two sheep, six gorillas, one buffalo, three rhinos, one giraffe, and four camels.
Tiger paw prints are often called “pugmarks.”
Siberian tigers are capable of dragging prey that would take more than a dozen men to move.
A tiger can eat as much as 70 pounds of meat in a single night!
In the wild, tigers probably live about 15 years. Tigers in zoos have lived 16 to 18 years, and one Siberian tiger lived 26 years.
Tigers are the largest living species of cat.
Unlike humans who are flat-footed, tigers walk on their toes.
A narrow definition of the term “big cats” includes five members of the genus Panthera: the tiger, lion, jaguar, leopard, and snow leopard. A more expansive definition additionally includes the cougar and cheetah.