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Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)

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About: Bengal Tiger
Source: Wikipedia

The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is a tiger subspecies native to the Indian subcontinent that in 2010 has been classified as endangered by IUCN. The total population is estimated at fewer than 2,500 individuals with a decreasing trend, and none of the Tiger Conservation Landscapes within the Bengal tiger's range is large enough to support an effective population size of 250 adult individuals. The Bengal tiger is the most numerous tiger subspecies with populations estimated at 1,520–1...

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Summary

  • Common name
  • Bengal Tiger
  • Latin name
  • Panthera tigris tigris

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Felidae
Genus:Panthera
Species:Panthera tigris
Subspecies:Panthera tigris tigris

Also known as (English)

  • Royal Bengal tiger

Also known as (Latin)

  • Panthera tigris bengalensis
  • Panthera tygris tygris

Size

  • Height:
  • from 8 to 91 cm
  • Length:
  • from 1,5 to 3 m
  • Tail length:
  • 1 m
  • Weight:
  • from 150 to 300 kg