Tigers are the biggest cats in the world. They live in steamy hot jungles as well as icy cold forests.
Tiger cubs are born blind and weigh only about 1 kg. They live with their mother until they are two to three years old, then they find own territories.
Adult tigers like to live alone. In the forest a single tiger can sneak up its prey better than a group of tigers can.
A tiger can eat as much as 40 kg of meat in one feeding. Tigers may drag their prey to water to eat.
Tigers can see in colour. They can also see in the dark six times better than humans can.
A tiger's tail is about half as long as its body. Tigers use their tails for balance when they run, and to communicate with other tigers.
Scientists think that stripes act as camouflage. The stripes are like human fingerprints.No two tigers have the same pattern of stripes.
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