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The Tiger

The tiger is the largest member of the cat family. It is rivalled only by the lion in strength and ferocity. The tiger is thought to have originated in Northern Eurasia and to have moved southward. Its present range extends from the Russian Far East through parts of China, India and Southeast Asia. The size, colour and striped markings of the tiger vary according to locality and race. Tigers of the south are smaller and more brightly coloured than those of the north. The Bengal tiger and those of the islands of Southeast Asia are bright reddish tan, beautifully marked with dark, almost black, stripes. The male tiger is larger than the female tiger. A male tiger may attain a shoulder height of about I metre; a length of about 2.2metre, excluding a tail of about I metre; and a weight of about 160-230kg, or a maximum of about 290kg. or a maximum of about 290kg. The tiger lives in grassy and swampy areas and forests. The tiger hunts by night and preys on a variety of animals, including deer and wild hogs. The tiger is a carnivorous animal. It lives on flesh of animals. It drinks the blood first, then feeds on the flesh. The tigress gives birth to two or three cubs at a time. The average life span of a tiger is about 11years. The tiger is an endangered animal. So, we should take measures to save this majestic creature from extinction.
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