9 MAGNIFICIENT TIGER FACTS

The Siberian tiger is the biggest of all tigers.

Fact no : 1

The tiger is the national animal of both India and Bangladesh.

Fact no : 2

The stripes on the forehead of a tiger can look like the Chinese character that means "king."

Fact no : 3

A tiger's back legs are longer than its front legs, which makes it a running, jumping, and pouncing machine.

Fact no : 4

A group of tigers is called a streak or an ambush.

Fact no : 5

The Bengal (or Indian) tiger is the best-known of all tigers. Shere Khan in the movie The Jungle Book is a Bengal tiger.

Fact no : 6

A tiger's upper canine is about 4 inches (10 cm) long, which is about the size of a man's finger.

Fact no : 7

A Siberian tiger has almost 20,000 hairs per square inch, or about 3,000 hairs in a single sq. cm of skin.

Fact no : 8

Nearly 50% of tiger cubs die before they reach one year old, often because their mothers have been shot.

Fact no : 9

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