Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Species: Panthera tigris (Amur)
Geographic Range: small areas of Asia
Size: 6 feet long, over 400 pounds
Lifespan: 15 to 20 years
Conservation Status: Endangered
Find them with the Large Cats Map
- Tigers are the largest of all wild cats.
- No two tigers have the same stripe pattern.
- Tigers retract their claws when they walk, leaving no claw marks in their tracks.
- For the most part tigers are solitary, with the exception being a mother with young cubs.
- Tigers have long whiskers that help guide them in the dark.