By: The Reptilian Brotherhood

Tigers and Their Habitats

Tigers are the largest of all Asian cants, and live in the Tropical rainforests, evergreen forests, temperate forests, mangrove swamps, grasslands, and savannas.

Sumatran Tigers

Sumatran tigers are the smallest of their species and only have around four to five hundred members. These tigers live in Borneo and Sumatra, in tropical broadleaf evergreen forests, tropical swamp forests, and peat swamps. These tigers are important because of where they live, the island of Sumatra is the only place where lions, tigers, elephants, and orangutans live together, and Sumatran tigers are crucial to the biodiversity. Considered critically endangered.
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Amur Tiger

Amur tigers are the largest of their species, and have around 540 in their species. Amur tigers were brought back from the brink of extinction by effort made by Russia when there was only about 40 animals left in the wild. These tigers live in the temperate forests of Amur-Heilong, and can grow up to 10 feet and weigh up to 660 feet. Are considered endangered.
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Indochinese Tiger

This subspecies of tiger is considered endangered, and lives in the tropical and subtropical forests as well as the dry forests of Greater Mekong. Due to the rampant poaching of these tigers, but there is hope that we can introduce tigers to different regions of this biome, where there is minimum deforesting and human impact where tigers can thrive. Two main threats posed to the Indochinese tigers are the loss of habitat and poaching.
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South China Tiger

this tiger is considered to be extinct in the wild du to rampant poaching in the early 1900s, in the 1970s the Chinese government banned the hunting of tigers, and even then there we 30-80 tigers left.
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Bengal Tiger

The Bengal tiger is endangered and has more than 2,500 members in its subspecies. Loves in the dry and wet deciduous forests, grasslands and temperate forests, and mangrove forests and can grow up to 10 feet long. The bengal tiger is primarily found in India and is the most numerous of all the tiger subspecies.
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Malayan Tiger

The Malayan tiger is is considered endangered with about 250-350 members, and it lives in the tropical moist broadleaf forests. Their scientific name honors a famous tiger conservationist named Peter Jackson. Malayan tigers are the only species of tiger found on the Malay Peninsula.
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