Bengal tiger

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Bengal tiger

WANTEDCommon Name: Bengal TigerScientific Name: panthera tigris

It is an orange cat with white and black stripes. They weigh between 300 to 500 lbs and are 95 to 120 inches long.

Bengal Tigers live in tropical jungles with tall grass, woodlands and tropical areas. Their biggest population is in India.

Their declining numbers are due to human interference. Humans hunt them for trophies and to sell in markets for their fur.

They enjoy hunting wild pig, deer and small elephants as well as rhinos. Their main predator is humans.

Bengal Tigers are being protected by animal sanctuaries as well as strict laws and penalties against poachers.

Citationswww.arkive.comsavio.id.auwww.youtube.comwww.wikipedia.com

Fun FactsTigers are good swimmers. They can swim up to 6 km.White tigers carry a gene found in 1 in 10,000 tigers.


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  • ssyuxcz6y 7 years ago

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    GROW: More info
    GLOW: Nice pictures!
    -Sarah