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Bengal tiger, the Royal tiger or the Indian tiger

Habitat: Bangladesh, Pakistan, East Iran, India, Nepal, Bhutan and China.

Appearance: usually 2,7-3,1 metres long.

Weight: 140-220 kilograms.

Food: usually Indian buffaloes, mooses, pheasans, rabbits.

Danger: attack animals and humans.

Problems: people hunt them.


Bengal tigers are wild animals. They live in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China and others countries.

They usually eat big animals: Indian buffaloes, mooses.  But when they are hungry they eat small animals like frogs, mice and other small animals.

They usually weigh 140-220 kilos and they are 2,7- 3,1 metres long.

They are second largest tigers after the Siberian or Amur tiger.

They are very dangerous. They often attack animals and humans.

Some people hunt them, because of their beautiful fur.

There are only 2,500 of these tigers. They become endangered.

Bengal tiger is the national animal of India, where its image is part of the traditions and the culture.

In Bangladesh Bengal tiger is also the national animal.


Interesting facts

Just like human fingerprints, the stripes on each tiger are unique.

Tigers have a better memory than any other animals including humans. They have a hundred times better memory than dogs.


A hungry tiger can eat more than 27 kg of beef at a time; it can kill up to 30 buffaloes in a year.


A tiger can jump up to 10 meters (over 33 feet) in one go.

Tigers are good swimmers and can swim up to 6 kilometres.


A roar of Bengal tiger can be heard over 2 km in night.


Tiger cubs leave their mother when they are around 2 years of