Tiger

Tiger

The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, reaching a total body length of up to 3.38 m (11.1 ft) over curves and exceptionally weighing up to 388.7 kg (857 lb) in the wild. It has also the most powerful jaw of all felids, and the second overall of all carnivore mammals.

The Bengal and Siberian subspecies are the tallest at the shoulder.

In the wild, tigers mostly feed on large and medium-sized animals, preferring native ungulates weighing at least 90 kg (200 lb). They also prey on other predators, including dogs, leopards, pythons, sloth bears, and crocodiles.

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