David Rose's Tiger Page

"Tiger, Tiger, burning bright, in the middle of the night....."

Tiger:- largest member of the cat family, Felidae, Panthera tigris.
It lives in Asia and belongs to the same genus as the lion, leopard, and jaguar.
The tiger is a solitary animal, males and females coming together only at mating time. The litter usually numbers two or three cubs, which stay with the mother into their second year.
The diet is varied, ranging from deer and cattle to snakes and termites; carrion is also eaten.

There are between 4,600 and 7,700 tigers in the wild today, according to figures provided by government officials and independent tiger specialists.

Where are all the Tigers ?
Poaching and trade in Tiger products

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