Tigers - Panthera Tigris
Tigers those big cats with the black stripes are just one of the many species of large cats found around the world. These beautiful animals possess not only grace and sophistication but razor sharp claws and a killer instinct to match.
The tiger which is known as panthera tigris comes from the cat family( felidae) it is a carnivorous animals and a very known preditor to man and other animals.The tigers existed in mesopotamia,caucasus and south east asia. The tiger's majestic coat is it's most unique feature. It has a coat that ranges from yellowish orange or brownish white, and has distinct black stripes on it. These stripes are different for every tiger. The pattern will never be the same for any two tigers. These stripes act as a great tool for camouflage in the wild as the blend with the forest colors. Each tiger has over a 100 stripes.a tiger can weigh more than 600 pounds.