Most tigers have the characteristic orange fur with black or brown stripes, but these markings vary between subspecies.
Do black tigers exist?
So-called black tigers are due to pseudo-melanism. Pseudo-melanistic tigers have thick stripes so close together that the tawny background is barely visible between stripes. Pseudo-melanistic tigers exist and can be seen in the wild and in zoos. Such tigers are said to be getting more common due to inbreeding.
Can a Tiger Cub kill a human?
If a human comes too close and surprises a sleeping or a feeding tiger, (particularly if it is a tigress with cubs), the tiger may attack and kill a human.
Are Tigers sensitive?
Tigers are sensitive, emotional. They are capable of great love, but they become too intense about it. They are also territorial and possessive, if you are a friend of a Tiger, he wants you to take his side against the bad guys and because the Tiger is so adorable, you often do.
Where do black tigers live?
Tigers are found in amazingly diverse habitats: rain forests, grasslands, savannas and even mangrove swamps.
Who is stronger lion or tiger?
The conservation charity Save China’s Tigers stated “Recent research indicates that the tiger is indeed stronger than the lion in terms of physical strength. A tiger is generally physically larger than a lion. Most experts would favor a Siberian and Bengal tiger over an African lion.”
Are there black and white tigers?
Dark-striped white individuals are well-documented in the Bengal tiger subspecies (Panthera tigris tigris) as well as having been reported historically in several other subspecies. Currently, several hundred white tigers are in captivity worldwide, with about one hundred being found in India.