Indian or Bengal Tiger (Panthera Tigris Tigris), is generally the most known of the species and indeed their population is greater than the others. They are generally smaller and much lighter than their SIberian cousins. They occupy swampy wetland and forest areas in Northern and South-Western Indian. largest of all cats, is one of the most fascinating and fearsome creatures in the world.Powerfully built with fierce retractile claws (they can be pulled into the paw, like a house cat's), distinctive gold colouring with black stripes allows it to melt unseen into its environment.The colouring actually ranges from reddish yellow to reddish brown, and both white and "black" tigers have been known to occur in the wild. stripes are like human fingerprints, no two tigers have the same pattern of stripes. usually solitary (but a lot more sociable than the leopard)and come together only to mate (although small groups of probably related adults will associate on occasion).conservation wild life protected visit view Hewlett's Zoo Kent England charity donate donation help mammal
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The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is a tiger subspecies native to the Indian subcontinent that in 2010 has been classified as endangered by IUCN. The total population is estimated at fewer than 2,500 individuals with a decreasing trend, and none of the Tiger Conservation Landscapes within the Bengal tiger's range is large enough to support an effective population size of 250 adult individuals. The Bengal tiger is the most numerous tiger subspecies with populations estimated at 1,520–1,909 in India, 440 in Bangladesh, 124–229 in Nepal and 67–81 in Bhutan. Bengal is traditionally fixed as the typical locality for the binomial Panthera tigris, to which the British taxonomist Reginald Innes Pocock subordinated the Bengal tiger in 1929 under the trinomial Panthera tigris tigris.
The Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), also known as the Amur tiger, is a tiger subspecies inhabiting mainly the Sikhote Alin mountain region with a small subpopulation in southwest Primorye province in the Russian Far East