Malayan Tiger

Houstan zoo

Information

-carnivore

-lives mainly in Malaysia

- is smaller in size compared to the rest of the tiger family

-does not have any main predators except hunted by humans because they feel threatened

- live off of deer and livestock

-weight range from 60 to 290 lbs.

-lengths from 70 to 120 inches

Cause of near extinction

They compete for food with humans. They prey on deer and the natives livestock which causes problems and the humans hunt them because they are afraid. The Malaysian tiger is a protected specie but that doesn't stop the locals to hunt them to stop livestock from going missing.