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Bengal tigers have been captivated in zoos since 1880.
All of the pure strain captive Bengal tigers are housed in zoos in India except for 1 pure strain female Bengal tiger that is housed in the United States.
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The strong jaw of the tiger is used to bite the throat or neck of the tiger's prey.
Tigers have incredible vision, their sight is enhanced by a reflecting layer behind the retina called the tapetum, whereby light is reflected back onto the retina, enabling tigers to see six times better than humans.
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 Indian Bengal Tiger,Bengal Tiger in Jungles,Bengal Tiger in Indian Jungles
The Bengal (Indian) tiger Panthera tigris tigris, distributed throughout the humid forests and grasslands of Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India and Nepal.
Estimates of population size vary from about 3,000 to 5,000 Bengal tigers in the wild today.
Bengal Tigers are the most numerous in population than any other Tiger subspecies.
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Almost all white tigers are descendants of a white tiger who was captured in a forest by the Maharaja of Rewa in 1951.
A tiger with one white allele and one orange one is called a carrier and is coloured orange.
The Amoy tiger is found in central and eastern China and is considered to be the evolutionary ancestor of all the other tiger sub-species.
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Man-eating and cattle-killing are usually attributed to older tigers, injured tigers, or young adults unable to leave an over-crowded territory.
The life span of a Bengal Tiger on an average is probably not more than 15 years in the wild and 16 to 18 years in controlled environments.
The reasons for tiger becoming an endangered species are uncontrolled felling of trees resulting in the shrinkage of the habitat of the tiger, decrease of preys, increase of poaching for its beautiful skin.
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 * Bengal tiger - (Animals): Definition
Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) Siberian or Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)-The largest member of the cat family, with an average length of 2.8 meters.
The tiger is the largest member of the cat family, and the Bengal tiger is one of the five surviving races of tiger.
The Bengal Tiger is the most common subspecies and exhibits the classic tiger coat: deep orange with white undersides, cheeks, and eye areas, and distinctive fl markings that help camouflage it in the tall jungle grass.
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The strong jaw of the tiger is used to bite the throat or neck of the tiger's prey.
Tigers have incredible vision, their sight is enhanced by a reflecting layer behind the retina called the tapetum, whereby light is reflected back onto the retina, enabling tigers to see six times better than humans.
A White Tiger is the same as a Royal Bengal Tiger except for a genetic mutation that causes the change in the color of their fur and eyes.
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The tiger always occupies a home rang that is dense in vegetation.Lrgest territories are held by male tigers and may cover an area uto 40sq, miles.A large range allows the tiger to find plenty of food,while good cover helps it stalk its prey unseen.
The Bengal tiger usually breeds in the spring, when the female becomes fertile for three to seven days.After mating,the male and female remain togethr for a few days.The male then leaves the female and plays no further part in rearing the cubs.
Bengal Tigers are found in Isolated populations found across India,but most numerous in the Sundarbans region that lies in Bangladesh and northeasteren West Benals; scattered populations in Nepal, Bhutan and Burma.
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White tigers are basicaly a color variant of the Bengal tiger and are rarely found in the wild.
The Bengal tiger is found mainly throughout India, with smaller populations in southern Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and western Myanmar.The Cat Specialist Group IUCN reported an approximate total of 3,250 to 4,700 Bengal tigers throughout the range in 1995.
The 1994 International Tiger Studbook lists the current global captive population of Bengal tigers at 333 tigers; 289 have the typical orange coloration of most free-ranging tigers, the remaining 44 are the white color morph, a rarely observed form in the free-ranging population.
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Bengal tigers are also called as Indian tiger, they are the most numerous in population than any other tiger subspecies.
At 2-3 years of age Bengal Tigers are fully grown and males reach 200-230 kg and up to 3 m in length; females weigh 130-170 kg and are up to 2.5 m long.
White Bengal Tigers are very rare in the wild and are raised in the zoos.
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Habitat: Bengal tigers dwell in tropical jungles, brush, marsh lands, and tall grasslands in fragmented areas of Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Bhutan, and Burma.
Tigers, are seated at the top-of-the-food-chain predators help in maintaining the ecological balance of populations by keeping prey populations in check.
When a tiger has eaten its prey, the abandoned prey becomes the food for a variety of mammals, birds, and reptiles.
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 Tigers - Bengal Tigers,White Bengal Tiger,Tigers in India
Gracefully built, tigers are the largest living members of the cat family and commonly weigh up to 500-600 pounds and reach a length of 9-10 feet, excluding the tail.
Tigers usually prefer to live and hunt alone, except for a mother tiger who has the responsibility to feed the cubs.
Tigers usually live up to 15 years in their natural environment and around 20 years, if they are kept in a secured environment like zoo.
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 Bengal Tiger India,Royal Bengal Tigers,Indian Bengal Tiger,Royal Bengal Tiger in India
The Bengal Tiger is native to the Indian Peninsular.
The habitat of this exquisite Tiger varies from the largest estuarine delta Sundarban, which is the biggest colony of the `Royal Bengal Tigers' to the desert land of Ranthambore, from the magnificent hills of Himalayas to Bandipur in the peninsular India.
The reasons for tiger becoming an endangered species are uncontrolled cutting of trees resulting in the shrinkage of the habitat of the tiger, decrease of preys and an increase of poaching for its beautiful skin.
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 Bengal Tiger - Panthera tigris tigris
The Bengal tiger is not the biggest tiger in the world, Its cousin the Siberian tiger is the largest tiger.
The tiger reaches maturity at the age of five, and the life span of the tiger is about 15 years.
The Bengal tiger is a nocturnal and greatly feared predator.
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 Bengal Tiger - Panthera tigris tigris
Bengal tigers are voracious eaters and eat 65 pounds of meat each night, or a yearly equivalent of 30 buffaloes.
The Bengal tiger's main enemy is man. Due to illegal poaching for their furs, they are now enlisted as an endangered species.
The Bengal tiger is a subspecies of Panthera tigris.
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 Bengal Tiger
Tigers hunt alone, stalking their prey until they are 30 to 80 feet (9 to 24 m) away, then pouncing and killing it with a bite to the neck or by holding its throat.
It is against the law to kill or shoot a tiger, so the villagers have to notify the proper authorities and wait for the government to come in and catch and tranquilize the tiger.
Tigers always attack from behind, so this is supposed to confuse them and/or scare them off, but it is not a foolproof method because tigers are intelligent and often see through this ruse.
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 Bengal Tiger
All of the 250 or so captive white tigers are descended from Mohan, a wild white Bengal tiger caught by the Maharaja of Rewa in 1951.
The Chinese tiger is on the brink of extinction due to having been declared a pest and hunted during the 1960s and 1970s.
Tigers are easily bred in captivity, but whether they could then be released into the wilderness is very doubtful.
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 Wild Animals: Bengal Tiger Expert
Tigers are killed for their skins and rugs and many tigers are being killed for their body parts, which are used in superstitious rituals or for Oriental medicine.
Tiger bones are said to calm fright and cure dysentery, ulcers, rat bite sores and prolapse of the anus.
Tigers which kill humans and cattle are usually older tigers, sick or injured tigers, which cannot hunt normally, or young adults unable to leave an over-crowded territory.
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 Bengal Tiger: Tigers In Crisis Endangered Species Website
Female Bengal tigers measure from around 8 to almost 9 ft (2.5 to 2.6 m) and weigh in around 220 to 400 lb (100 to 181 kg).
Bengal tigers hunt medium and large-sized animals, such as wild boar, badgers, water buffaloes, deer goats and have been know to prey on small elephants and rhino calves.
Bengal tigers hunt mostly at night, killing their prey by severing the spinal cord, or by inflicting a suffocation bite (usually for larger prey).
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Distribution: The Bengal tiger lives in a wide range of habitats, including the high-altitude, cold, coniferous Himalayan forests, the steaming mangroves of the Sunderbans, the swampy reedlands, the scorched hills of the Indian peninsula, the lush wet forests of Northern India, and the arid forests of Rajasthan.
Bengal tiger density and range size has been closely tied to prey availability and areas with high prey abundance support larger numbers of tigers with small territory sizes.
Bengal tigers are threatened by habitat fragmentation, poaching of tigers and their prey and retaliation killings resulting from human-tiger conflict.
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Other positive changes in the tiger reserves over the first decade were the improvement in water flow in streams within the reserves, with once-intermittent water courses becoming perennial in Palamau and Bandipur reserves, increase in ground cover and regeneration of tree species and bamboo, rise in ungulate populations in Corbett and Kanha.
Predation/attacks by tigers on humans - earlier in this century, it was thought that man-eating tigers were those that had been injured or otherwise handicapped in hunting their usual prey, or those that had accidentally acquired a taste for human flesh.
The recently announced Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act proposed to the US Congress this year seeks to earmark funds specifically for research and management projects aimed at these two species, and is a promising avenue to explore in the future.
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The habitat of this elegant swift mammal (Bengal Tiger) varies from the swamps of the Sunderbans to the desert land at Ranthambore, from the foothills of Himalayas at Corbett National Park to Bandipur in the peninsular India.
If you are fascinated by the royal Bengal tiger and wish to see it in its natural surroundings, a visit to these tiger reserves is bound to be an enchanting one.
The reserve was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1958 and came under the "Project Tiger" as a tiger reserve in 1979.
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 Bengal Tiger - Panthera tigris tigris
The Bengal Tiger is the second largest cat alive today with males weighing an average of 440 lbs and they have been recorded to reach over 10' in length.
Bengal tigers have been hunted heavily by poachers for their fur and tigers body parts are sold as medicine in China.
Tigers are revered to have mystical, magical powers by ancient culture and every single part of the tiger is used in the illicit markets that threaten their survival.
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 Bengal Tiger - Painting Art by Martin Fitzpatrick
The Bengal Tiger is native to the Indian Peninsular.
The reasons for tiger becoming an endangered species are uncontrolled cutting of trees resulting in the shrinkage of the habitat of the tiger, decrease of preys and an increase of poaching for its beautiful skin.
Tigers lead solitary lives, and the courtship period, and association between mother and cub is their only interaction and association.
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The tiger’s habitat is tropical jungle, brush, marshlands, and tall grass lands in fragmented areas of Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Bhutan, and Burma.
Tigers are magnificent creatures that live in the Rain Forest.
The tiger’s body length is 5 feet 10 inches to 9 feet 1 inch.
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Tigers are polyestrous but most commonly conceive after the monsoon rains; the majority of cubs are born between February and May after a gestation of three and a half months.
In one case, the additional tigers were offspring from several litters of the one who had made the kill.
Superstition has surrounded tigers for centuries; necklets of claws are thought to protect a child from "the evil eye", whiskers have been considered either a dreadful poison (Malaysia), a powerful aphrodisiac (Indonesia), or an aid to childbirth (India and Pakistan) and the bones, fat, liver and penis are prized as aphrodisiacs or medicines.
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 Wildlife Survival Sanctuary's Tiger info page. Including our own Bengal and Siberian Tigers
White tigers in zoos are there because they were purposely bred that way and because people are mesmerized by the combination of the beautiful color of the tiger's coat and the contrasting blue eyes.
The Sumatran tiger is the smallest of the subspecies of tiger.
Captive populations are sometimes supplemented with wild tigers captured because they became a hazard to human life in their ever-shrinking surroundings or rescued when injured to the extent that they cannot be returned to the wild.
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 Bengal tigers -- Panthera tigris tigris, or Panthera tigris bengalensis
The Bengal (Panthera tigris tigris) is India's national emblem and was declared so prior to 2500 B.C. This page displays the official seal of the Indus Valley Civilisation, which dates back to that time.
Since the tigers tend to be in the locality of water (along with their prey), this makes counting and tracing pug marks (paw prints) easier.
In November 1998, Silver Jubilee year of Project Tiger, it was discovered that the Indian Bengal tiger had been polluted with genes unique to the Amur (Siberian) subspecies.
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