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Sumatran tiger

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Sumatran tiger
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Scientific Classification
Scientific Name

Panthera tigris sumatrae

The Sumatran tiger's scientific name is Panthera tigris sumatrae. It is also they need living the largest land.

Body Design

Eyes of Sumatran Tiger

Sumatran tigers are the smallest of tiger groups, but tigers are the largest cat in the world. [1] They have a sharp teeth, strong jaws, an agile body, and stripe body. Without the fur, it is difficult to distinguish a tiger from a lion. A lion has a many mane, but a tiger doesn't have a mane. Sumatran males weigh between 220 and 310 pound and females weigh between 165 and 242 pounds. [2]

Life Cycle

Sumatran tigers live in the wild, and they mate at any time. The cubs weigh 2 pounds. They stay with their mother about two years, then begin to set up their own territories. Sexual maturity is reached at 3-4 years for females, and 4- 5 years for males. [3]

Tigers can live up to 26 years of age in the wild, if all cubs die there will be another litter in the next five months. The Sumatran tiger reaches independence at two years old, about half of all the tiger cubs die before they reach maturity. [4]

Ecology

The Sumatran tiger is the smallest of living tigers in the world. In the wild, the Sumatran tiger is found only a large island in western Indonesia where it roams from lowland forests to Mountain Forests. Tigers hunt at night, they can large kill every week. Sumatran tigers party on larger ungulates, including tapir, wild boar and deer, as well as smaller animals, like monkeys, birds, and fishes. The Sumatran tiger is also threatened by habitat fragmentation. We can conservation the Sumatran tigers. [5]

Video

References

  1. Sumatran tiger ZOO ATLANTA. Web. 28 December, 2016. Unknown author.
  2. Sumatran tiger Smithsonian's national zoo & conservation biology institute. Web. 1 January, 2017. Unknown author.
  3. Sumatran tiger ZOO ATLANTA. Web. 28 December, 2016. Unknown author.
  4. Reproduction and Life-Cycle Project Sumatran Tiger. Web. 1 January, 2017. Unknown author.
  5. sumatran tiger rainforest alliance. Web. 30 December, 2016. Unknown author.