Siberian Tiger By: Ainsley Ratliff

Scientific name

panthera tigris altaica

range

They live primarily in the Eastern Russia's birch forests, though some exist in China and North Korea.

diet

Carnivore

physical description

The Siberian tiger, a subspecies of tiger, is the largest cat in the world. It averages about 11 ft in length, with a tail measuring 3 ft. Adult male Siberian tigers can weigh up to 700 lbs, while females are significantly smaller, weighing up to 400 lbs.

breeding information

Although tigers can mate throughout the year, breeding usually happens between November and April, which are the cool months in their various habitats. Females reach sexual maturity at around three of four years of age, while males are a little older, at an average of four or five years old.

special behavior

The Siberian Tiger is known to mostly kill their prey while swimming.

interesting information

The White Siberian Tiger is the biggest cat in the world.

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