Tigers can be 4-10 feet long and weigh between 220-660 pounds depending on their subspecies and gender. Their coat of reddish-orange with dark stripes, distinguishes them from other cats, and no two tigers have the same pattern of stripes. Finally, tigers' hind legs are longer than their front legs, which enables them to leap forward distances of up to 33 feet.
Have been known to reach the age of 26 in both the wild and in captivity.
Tigers can be found in tropical rainforests, evergreen forests, mangrove swamps, grasslands, savannas, and temperate forests in India, Nepal, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, China, Sumatra, Siberia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Bhutan, and Bangladesh.
Endangered (about 4,000 total)