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Now That You've Finished "Tiger King," It's Time To Find Out How Much You Actually Know About Tigers

Calling all cool cats!

  1. What's the scientific name for tiger?

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    The scientific name for tiger is panthera tigris.

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  2. How long is the average tiger?

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    The average tiger is 6-10 feet long!

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  3. Which of the following habitats are tigers not typically found in?

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    Tigers are typically found in tropical rainforests, evergreen forests, temperate forests, mangrove swamps, grasslands, and savannas!

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  4. Tigers can eat up to __ pounds of meat at once.

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    Tigers can eat up to 80 pounds of meat at a time!

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  5. When do female tigers usually reach sexual maturity?

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    Female tigers typically reach sexual maturity around 3-4 years of age!

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  6. When do male tigers usually reach sexual maturity?

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    Male tigers typically reach sexual maturity around 4-5 years of age!

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  7. Approximately how many tigers are left in the wild today?

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    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service estimates that only approximately 3,000-4,000 tigers remain in the wild today, making them endangered.

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  8. Finally, how many subspecies of tiger are there?

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    There are nine subspecies of tiger, but three of them (Javan, Caspian, and Bali) are extinct. The remaining are: Bengal, Indochinese, Sumatran, Siberian, and Malayan.

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