Bengal Tiger(Panthera tigris tigris)
A tiger’s roar can be heard as far as two miles away..
The Bengal tiger is India’s national animal and one of the country’s largest draws.
Wild tiger are in drastic decline, with perhaps 3,000 left.
|Description:||The majestic Tiger has an orange coat pattern with broad black stripes. The stripes on each tiger are unique.|
|Size:||Male: 270 to310 cm Female: 240 to 265 cm|
|Height:||Male: 90 to 110 cm Female: 70 to 90 cm|
|Weight:||Male: 180 to 258 kg Female: 100 to 160 kg|
|Diet:||Medium to large prey.|
|Sexual maturity:||Male: 4 to 5 years Female: 3 to 4 years|
|Estrous phase:||3 to 6 days|
|Gestation Period:||104 to 106 days|
|Young per birth:||3 to 4 cubs|
|Life span:||In wild: 10 to 15 years In captivity: 16 to 20 years|
|Habitat:||Tropical jungle, bush, marsh lands and tall grasslands.|
|Distribution:||Indian sub continent, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Tibet.|
|Current Population Status:||Decreasing|
|IUCN Red List Status:||Endangered|