13 Interesting Tiger Facts

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13 Interesting facts about tigers are there in the world. Of course, the tiger facts is very interesting for you to know. The facts are:

Tiger Facts

  1. The tiger is the largest species of the family cat
  2. Tigers can reach lengths of up to 3.3 meters (11 feet) and weigh as much as 300 kilograms (660 pounds).
  3. Tiger subspecies including the Sumatran Tiger, Siberian Tiger, Bengal Tiger, South China tiger, and the Indochina Tiger Malayan Tiger.
  4. Many subspecies of tigers either endangered or already extinct. Humans are the main cause of this through hunting and habitat destruction.
  5. About half of tiger cubs live on less than two years.
  6. Tigers / Lions leave their mothers when they are about 2 years.
  7. Tigers are good swimmers and can swim up to 6 kilometers.
  8. Rare white tiger is a tiger because it carries a gene that is only present in about 1 in every 10,000 tigers.
  9. Tigers usually hunt alone at night.
  10. The tiger is known to run at speeds up to 65 miles per hour.
  11. But in every hunting only less than 10% successful for the tiger.
  12. Tigers can jump easily over 5 meters.
  13. Various subspecies of tiger is the national animal of Bangladesh, India, North Korea, South Korea and Malaysia.