Bengal tiger - panthera tigris tigris the bengal tiger, also known as the royal bengal tiger or the indian tiger, is the subspecies with the largest population it is the national animal of india, place where its image is part of the traditions and the culture. Explain to students that tigers are the largest of the big cats, and all six remaining subspecies of tigers are endangered species bengal (indian) tigers represent about half of the world's wild tigers. In the cases of black tigers and white tigers, these are genetic variations of the bengal tiger, and not species within their own rights no matter how dark the coat, the underside of the tiger remains light or white. The bengal tiger is the second largest of all living tiger subspecies the male tigers can weigh from 450-550 lbs and the females can get up to 310 lbs they have orange coats, a fair (whitish) medial and ventral area and stripes that can vary in color from brown to black.
Bengal (p tigris tigris) and indochinese tigers (p tigris corbetti) are endangered bali ( p t balica ), javan ( p t sondaica ), and caspian tigers ( p tigris virgata ) are extinct the specific threats to tigers vary regionally, but human persecution, hunting, and human-induced habitat destruction are universal factors in threatening. Physical characteristics white tigers are a sub-species of bengal tigers and not albino or their own species like many people think white tigers occur after breeding two bengal tigers with a recessive gene that controls coat color. The white tiger is a bengal tiger which is a species listed by the iucn as endangered and therefore severely threatened in its surrounding environment estimates of around 100,000 tigers found in the jungles and mangrove swamps of asia were made at the beginning of the 1900s, but today there are thought to be less than 8,000 tigers in the wild. The original litter of white tigers born at cincinnati in 1974 and all subsequent indian origin bloodline white tigers soon died out in the us without leaving any pure indian origin bengal white tigers in the us.
Easily recognized by its coat of reddish-orange with dark stripes, the tiger is the largest wild cat in the world the big cat's tail is three feet long on average the big cat weighs 450 pounds, about the same as eight ten-year-old kids. The total population of the big cats is about 2,500 around the globe that consequently qualifying it to be a critically endangered species most bengal tigers inhabit in india with the population of about 1,520 - 1,909, while in bangladesh the numbers are 440, in nepal there are 124 - 229 and 67 - 81 exist in bhutan. Bengal tigers are endangered mainly because of habitat loss due to human development and climate change habitat loss also means loss of prey and poaching is a danger to both bengal tigers and their prey animals the exponential increase in the human population of india has led to a direct increase. The physical description and settlement of bengal tigers, an endangered species (668 words, 3 pages) did you know that 1 out of every 10,000 bengal tigers dont have stripes also, they used to live in europe and they migrated to asia.
By saving biologically diverse places, we allow tigers to roam and preserve the many other endangered species that live there in order to protect just one tiger, we have to conserve around 25,000 acres of forest. The bengal tiger (panthera tigris tigris or panthera tigris bengalensis) is sometimes known as the royal bengal tiger and is a subspecies of tiger the bengal tiger is the second largest and the most common tiger subspecies. Endangered species, or cites, since 1979 the asiatic black bear is under second class protection in china and is included in s chedule iii of the indian wild life (protection) act of 1972. Tigers have the largest canines of all big cat species ranging in size from 64 to 76 centimeters (25 to 30 in) in length the canines have abundant pressure-sensing nerves that enable the tiger to identify the location needed to sever the neck of its prey.
Bengal tiger is the name the given to a species of tiger which is characterized by black/brown stripes over yellow or light orange coatthe species is categorized as endangered species by iucn (international union for conservation of nature and natural resources) and it is found in bengal region of india, bangladesh, nepal and bhutan. The bengal tiger, which is often referred to as the indian tiger, is the most common of all tigers, according to the national geographic despite that, bengal tigers are an endangered species, notes the iucn red list of threatened species' report in 2011. The length of the male bengal tigers is an average of 8 to 10 ft, and their weight is an average of 2212 kg females bengal tigers length is of 8 to 9 ft and the weight of the females bengal tigers is 1397 kg.
Saving the wild tiger can help to protect thousands of species and create value for millions of people in asia tigers are endangered on global tiger day, which. The sumatran tiger is listed under iucn's 'critically endangered' category why are sumatran tigers endangered as of 2008, a population of 441-679 sumatran tigers was estimated to be in the wild the depletion of their population can be attributed to habitat loss due to the increasing acacia plantations, expanding palm oil plantations. The bengal tiger the bengal tiger, or royal bengal tiger, roams a wide range of habitats including high altitudes, tropical and subtropical rainforests, mangroves, and grasslands they are primarily found in parts of india, nepal, bhutan, bangladesh and myanmar.
Tigers, as with all top-of-the-food-chain predators help balance populations by keeping prey populations in check when a tiger has eaten its fill, the abandoned prey becomes food for a variety of mammals, birds, and reptiles. The bengal tiger is found primarily in india with smaller populations in bangladesh, nepal, bhutan, china and myanmar it is the most numerous of all tiger subspecies with more than 2,500 left in the wild the creation of india's tiger reserves in the 1970s helped to stabilize numbers, but. The most numerous of the tiger species, the bengal tiger is found in india, bangladesh, nepal and bhutan india is home to the largest population, estimated to between 2,500 and 3,750 individuals. Bengal tigers live in india and are sometimes called indian tigers they are the most common tiger and number about half of all wild tigers over many centuries they have become an important part.