The Siberian Tiger, also known as the Manchurian or Amur Tiger, is
the largest living cat in the world. Its scientific name is "Panthera
tigris altaica". Siberian Tigers are found
in the Amur-Ussuri region of Siberia; also in northern China and Korea.
It lives in evergreen forests; the valleys there are where its best hunting
and fishing grounds are located. Used to winter weather, this handsome
animal has thick, fine fur, and a layer of fat that allows it to stand
the bitter cold. It moves slowly and silently through the forest, hidden
among branches and dead leaves.
It has thick yellow fur with dark stripes. It has a broad, massive muzzle and large forequarters compared to other tigers.
Siberian tiger is the largest and heaviest subspecies. The tiger has round
pupils and yellow irises. Due to a retinal adaptation that reflect light
back to the retina, their night vision is six times greater than that of
Tiger paw prints are often called"pugmarks".
Siberian tigers are capable of dragging prey that would take more than a dozen men to move.
A tiger can eat as much as 70 pounds of meat in a single night!
It's lifespan is up to 20 years.
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Lifestyle of a Tiger