Tigers are easily recognized by their orange coat and black stripes. They are the largest wild cat in the world. It’s long tail can reach up to 3 feet long! The average weight of a tiger is around 450 pounds and and it’s height is around 3 feet high. Some tigers can weigh up to 660 pounds!
These carnivores usually hunt alone and wait until dark to hunt. They can hunt and kill prey such as deer and antelope by sprinting to it and catching it by surprise. The tiger usually grabs the prey by it’s neck until the prey is dead. It eats until it’s full and then hides the remains for later.
Tigers can be found in different habitats. Some of these habitats are rainforests, grasslands, savannas, and swamps. Tigers are losing their habitats due to increased human activity. As a result, wild tigers are vulnerable to extinction.