Bengal Tiger

A very beautiful, but endangered tiger

The Bengal Tiger's Food Chain

The carnivorous Bengal Tiger is a very ferocious predator. There are many living things that are like spaghetti to the Bengal tiger. For an example, wild water buffalo, goat, deer, and wild boar are all items the Bengal Tiger hunts and eats. In some occasions though, The Bengal Tiger is a prey and not a predator. The are many poachers that illegally hunt Bengal Tigers just for their expensive skin to sell in black markets to get money. All of us have to put in our own little effort to save this beautiful tiger.

The Bengal Tiger's Habitat

Just to simplify things a little, The word habitat is just another way of saying a place where something lives or uses as shelter. In other words, it is just like a home. The entire population of the Bengal Tiger live primarily in India. Their territories depend on how much food is available in the area. Most of the time, their territory is i between 10 to 30 square miles. They like a hot, tropical, and humid climate. They live in caves, tall wild grass, forests, bushes, and wild clearings.

Description of the Bengal Tiger

The Bengal Tiger is a mammal. This means they don't lay eggs, and they give birth directly from the body. They are also warm blooded. That means that their blood changes temperature according to external temperatures.Bengal tigers are covered in a very distinctive bright orange, or a type of teal that has stripes of black, brown, or gray stripes. This is one reason why the Bengal Tiger is endangered: They stand out too much, and are easy targets for hunters, etc. Male Bengal Tigers are usually in between 3 m. and 10 ft. They usually weigh 225 kg. Female Bengal tigers are more lighter and smaller. They are approximately 9 ft, nd they weigh 135 kg. The eyes of this magnificent tiger are usually blue, but scientists have found tigers with green or amber eyes.

The Many Useful Adaptions of the Bengal Tiger

This ferocius beast is built for killing large animals wide out in the open and taking on animal that are twice the size of them. They have powerful limbs that are used for jumping lond distances and a flexible backbone that is handy if they happen to slip under a large animal during combat. Their feet are padded to stalk prey silently in woody forests. They also have Two large canine teeth that are very good to tear and cut open carasses with great ease. They alos have strong legs and muscles that can usually outrun prey. The Bengal tiger has a rather solidertary life. The only association that they ever have is during their pre- mature stage. They learn all of the life skills from their mom in these few years, and then leave to fend for themselves. These tigers are the least active during the early mornings, and the usually hunt at dusk.

Reasons for the Bengal Tiger's Endangerment

The main reason the Bengal Tiger is endangered is becuse many heartless people are poaching these beautiful beasts. Most of the times, they are poached for their flawless fur, and somtimes, their razor sharp teeth. Also, many people think that the Bengal Tiger's body parts are supposedly good for medical problems. People just go absent- mindedly and kill these poor creatures, and without any scientifical merit, make useless "remidies" that are told to e flawless and can "cure" any type of wound or infection or disease. Another major thing that contributes to the Bengal Tiger's endangerment is the us humans are expanding our society too much, and we are introuding in the tiger's territories. If we keep on doing that, the tigers will end up with no place to stay. They will soon be homeless.

Critical Information of the Bengal Tiger

Everscince we humans have found out that apporixmately 65% of the tiger's endangerment have been caused by us. Now these days, we are saving more and more tigers in zoos and wildlife sanctuaries. The population fo this tiger is slowly coming out of this dreaded endangerment. If we all put in our own little effort in saving this tiger, our Earth will soon be the habitat of once again roaming tigers.
Tiger Conservation in India