21 Surprising Tiger Facts Prove These Big Cats Are Amazing!
(all of these facts are straight from animal planet)
Tigers are the only cat species that are completely striped. They even have stripes on their skin.
No two tigers have the same stripes. Like human fingerprints, their stripe patterns are unique to each individual.
Tigers are the largest cat species in the world and the third-largest carnivore on land–only polar and brown bears are larger.
An adult tiger can consume up to 88 pounds of meat in one meal and will often stay with its kill or bury it to return and dine over a period of days. It may not kill again for four or five days.
You can hear a tiger’s roar from up to two miles away. Tiger vocalizations include roaring, growling, hissing, moaning and chuffing.
Tigers are generally nocturnal hunters. Their night vision is up to six-times greater than ours. But they’re also opportunists, which means they won’t pass up the chance for a daytime snack when it’s available.
White tigers are not a separate subspecies nor are they albino. They are leucistic, the result of a recessive gene from each parent that affects pigmentation. White tigers typically have blue eyes.
These are just a few of the facts check out the rest here! Aren’t these amazing creatures?!
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