Sumatran Tiger

Linnaean Classification

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Classification

  • Kingdom- Animal
  • Phylum- Chordate
  • Class- Mammalia
  • Order- Carnivore
  • Family- Felidae
  • Genus- Panthera
  • Species- Tigris
  • Scientific Name: Panthera Tigris Sumatrae
The Sumatran tiger is typically found in a dense tropical forest and prey on deer, cattle, wild boar. This tiger has a life span of 18 to 25 years and is currently endangered. The Sumatran tiger is the smallest subspecies of tiger in the world.

The Linnaean System

Carlous Linnaeus is the founder of modern taxonomy. He drew up the rules for assigning names to plants and animals by using binomial nomenclature consistently.