Kingdom Animalia: All members of this kingdom are animals. All members of this kingdom are multicellular. All members of this kingdom can move at some point in their life.
Phylum Chordata: Members of this phylum have a complete digestive system, bilateral symmetry, and three germ layers and a well-devloped coelom. Coelom= the body cavity of higher metazoans, between the body wall and intestine, lined with a mesodermal epithelium.
Subphylum Vertebrata: Members of this subphylum have a backbone. They also all have a well developed coelom which contains the viscera. And A complicated nervous system.
Class Mammalia: All members of this class have have hair at some point, a lower jaw made of a one bone, and production of milk by modified sweat glands.
Order Carnivora: Members of this order have simple stomachs, enlarged fourth upper premolar and first lower molar ( makes it easier to cutting meat), and a strong zygomatic arch and a relatively large braincase. Zygomatic arch is the bony arch at the outer border of the eye socket. Braincase is basically the cranium.
Family Felide: Members of this family have a short rostrum and tooth row, well developed carnassials, and cryptically colored coats. Carnassials are teeth adapted for shearing flesh. Includes only cats.
Genus Panthera: This Genus only includes roaring cats.
Species: Panthera tigris.
- Weight: Males weigh 310-675 pounds. Females weigh about 100-150 pounds.
- Length: Head and body length 4.6 - 9.2 feet. Tail length 2-3 feet.
- Height: 3/3 ½ feet at shoulders.
- Colors: It"s coat is a fawn or rufous red/orange ground color. Color becomes darker southward through the animal's range. The coat has black to blackish brown stripes. Underparts of the tiger are white. This provides excellent camouflage for the tiger.
- Diet: Tigers have a huge diet here are some animals they like to eat. Termites, elephant calves, moose, deer species, pigs, cows, horses, buffalo, goats, tapirs, rhinoceros calves, bear species, leopards, and Asiatic wild dogs.
- Predators: Here are some predators of tigers. Buffalo, bears, elephants, and humans. Some of the animals tigers eat also kill tigers.
- Habitat: Tigers live in a wide variety of habitats.They are known to occur in tropical lowland evergreen forest, monsoonal forest, dry thorn forest, scrub oak and birch woodlands, tall grass jungles, and mangrove swamps.
- Natural Range: Historic tiger range ran from Turkey through South and Southeast Asia to the far eastern shores of the continent. Today, they are only found in South and Southeast Asia, China and the Russian Far East.
Tiger in habbit
This a Amur Tiger walking in a forest.
Tigers natural range
This is a map of a tigers natural range
This picture is showing you a tiger cub
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