The tiger comes from the cat family, and it is the biggest species of cat. The tiger is a mammal.
The tiger has white, black and orange fur so it can camouflage. The tiger has sharp claws to attack its prey, and sharp teeth so it can eat it.
Most Tigers live in Asia, specifically throughout Southeast Asia, China, Korea and Russia. Tigers like to live in swamps, grasslands and rain forests. They like to live where there are trees and bushes so they can have shade from the sun, and hide from their prey.
OTHER INTERESTING FACTS
There are 5 kinds of tigers that are still alive. There were 9 tiger species but 3 are extinct. They extinct ones are the Bali, Javan and Caspian.
A tiger can eat 100 pounds of meat a night! That's about 400 hamburgers.
Most tigers have over 100 stripes.
A female tiger is called a tigress.
The main reasons tigers are endangered are illegal hunting for their skin, meat and body parts (used in medicines) as well as habitat loss that results from logging and other forms of forest destruction.