asian tiger

by:joseph george

asian panthera tigris

The asian tiger can weigh up to 300-600 pounds and 8-10 feet in length they may be yellow at the feet going up they are red-orange with stripes of black and some white around the face

asian tiger habitat

they live in forests, grasslands and jungles in india of which the tiger is idealy suited of all the big cats the tiger and jaguar are the only strong swimmers tigers hunt and live alone accept during mating seasons
the asian tiger has been hunted near extinction just for expensive rugs and coats. thier habitat is also being used the jungles and forests are being cut down for expensive hardwoods and fire wood and the grasslands are being cultivated and turned into farmland the tiger numbers have gone from 60,000 in 1940 to 3,200 in 2010

works sited

- wikipedia