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How many types of tigers are there in the world?
Types of Tigers. Tiger Subpecies. Information about the tiger subspecies that still survive in the world. There are six subspecies of tigers, Bengal tiger, Siberian tiger, Sumatran tiger, Malayan tiger, Indochinese tiger, South China tiger.
What is the scientific name of the tiger subspecies?
Panthera tigris altaica is the scientific name of this tiger subspecies, and it is also known as the Amur, Siberian, Manchurian, Ussurian or Northeast China tiger. It is the largest subspecies of all tigers. Males range from 660 to 700 pounds and grow up to 10.5 feet in length from head to tail.
What is the most common type of Tiger in India?
BENGAL TIGER (Panthera tigris tigris) It is perhaps the best-known subspecies of all and some people know it as the 鈥淚ndian tiger鈥?because it is the area where it lives. In fact, most Bengal tigers live in India, but there are some populations in Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh.
What is the average age of a tiger?
Tigers have been known to reach up to 20 years of age in the wild. Males of the largest subspecies, the Amur (Siberian) tiger, may weigh up to 660 pounds. For males of the smallest subspecies鈥攖he Sumatran tiger鈥攗pper range is at around 310 pounds.