About The Bengal Tiger

The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)also known as the Royal Bengal Tiger or the Indian tiger are close to extinction with fewer than 4000 left in the world. The subspecies with the largest Tiger population. It is the national animal of India, place where its image is part of the traditions and the culture. In Bangladesh, it is also the national animal present even in the bills.

 

 

Why do they Matter

This tiger subspecies is at the top of the food chain in the wild. But tigers are also a vital link in maintaining the rich diversity of nature. When tigers are protected, we save so much more. For example, with just one tiger, we protect around 25,000 acres of forest. These ecosystems supply both nature and people with fresh water, food, and health.


PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

The morphology of the Bengal tiger is beautiful and imposing. It is a mammal with thick legs, strong teeth and jaws and coat with the characteristic coloration pattern. Black, gray or brown stripes run vertically down all its body before the tail, where they become rings.

 

FEEDING

The power of the Bengal tiger is evident when observing its effectiveness at the time of hunting. This carnivorous animal search for medium or large prey, mainly Hoofed mammals. They occasionally consume small prey such as rabbits and porcupines, and may also attack domestic livestock, And can ingest up to 40 kilograms of food on a single occasion

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