The Bengal Tiger resides in several countries; India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Bhutan. The population is quite small, estimated at 1,706–1,909 in India, 440 in Bangladesh, 163–253 in Nepal and 67–81 in Bhutan. Tigers like forest habitats and many of them live in national parks. Tigers are also really special, because they are the national animal of both India and Bangladesh, as well as the mascot for many sports teams and companies.
Tigers are really big! Males are on average 110 to 120 inches long and about 35 to 43 inches tall. Females are 94 to 104 inches long. Females weigh about 220 to 350 pounds and males weigh about 400 to 570 pounds!
Did You Know?
A tiger’s roar can be heard up to two miles away!
No two tigers have the same stripes!Every tiger is different.
A Bengal tiger can eat up to 21 kg in one night! That’s almost 50 pounds!
Read more about the Bengal Tiger in today's Visit the Wildside!
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