South China tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis)

South China tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis)
  • Categorized as Very Critical Endangered (Critically Endangered) in the IUCN list of conservation organizations, and included in CITES Appendix I, which means international commercial trade is prohibited. South China tiger subspecies believed to be the origin (stem tiger) from other tiger subspecies. This is based on the characteristics of different morfologisnya like tigers ancient and primitive.
  • This subspecies has a different structure of the skeleton's head, where the basin is more in eyes with a little bulge in the back of his neck.
  • In 1950, the population is predicted to more than 4000 individuals. Large-scale eradication because anti-pest policy in the era of the 1950s and 60s as well as habitat destruction dramatically reducing populations of these animals.
  • Of the six subspecies of tigers in the world, the South China tiger has the lowest population of only a few tails are still living in the wild.
  • The top of the South China tiger body color varies from reddish to yellowish orange. Black spots or dark gray.
  • Compared to other types, the South China tiger has stripes at least.
  • Chinese belief says that the mark on the forehead resembling tiger symbol "Wang" (王), which means king.
  • South china tiger is a species of wildlife tigers remaining on Earth. Type these tiger is types of tigers endangered species that live in mainland china. One program that is often used to save species of tigers are often referred to adopt a tiger. Adopt a tiger is a tiger rescue efforts, where our participation is expected as the savior of the tiger.
  • Tiger has an important role in Chinese culture. One of the directions of the angina is symbolized by the white tiger of the West (Xi Fang Bai Hǔ), while Cai Shen God is often portrayed black tiger climbed.
South China tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis)

Keyword: Panthera tigris amoyensis, South China tiger