Tiger Amur / Siberian (Panthera tigris altaica)

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Tiger Amur / Siberian (Panthera tigris altaica)
  • Categorized as Endangered species (Endangered) in the list of the IUCN world conservation organizations, and included in CITES: Appendix I, which means international commercial trade is prohibited.
  • Is a subspecies of tigers and the largest cat species in the world. Size can reach 3.3 meters and weigh 300 kg.
  • Having long hair and a thick layer of fat to survive the winter. Tread large feet act like snowshoes.
  • The majority of this subspecies living in the National Park Zov
  • Tigra which in English means Roar of the Tiger in the Sikhote-Alin, Russia. Its natural habitat is the taiga / boreal forests in the Russian Far East and the northern part of the PRC.
  • Compared to other subspecies, the Amur tiger is more pale color with brown stripes.
  • In 1940, there were only about 40 Amur tigers in the wild. Thanks to conservation efforts by the Government of Russia, WWF and other partners, the population rose in the range 431-529 and the status derived from the "critical" to "endangered".
Tiger Amur / Siberian (Panthera tigris altaica)

Keyword: Panthera tigris altaica, Tiger Amur, Tiger Siberian