Why are the Siberian tigers coming close to extinction?
Actually, the Siberian tigers numbers are on the rise, nearly 550 animals..Poachers brought the numbers down to nearly 45 at one point, however.
Siberian tigers are powerful hunters that travel many miles to find prey, such as elk and wild boar. They use their fur coats as camouflage (no two tigers have same pattern) and hunt by stealth. They lie in wait and creep close enough to attack their victims with a quick spring and a fatal pounce. A hungry Siberian tiger can eat as much as 60 pounds (27 kilograms) in one night, although they usually eat…
They are close to extinction in most parts of china mountains. South china tigers are extremely rare since there are too many chinese hunters in the 1600s to 1700s that almost hunted them out. Habitat and climate changes and high population today are also one of the blames to their close extinction.
Tigers (Bengal and Siberian) are both heavier and longer than lions.A study of of lions in the N'guruguru Crater, which are some of the biggest lions in Africa, showed the average male to be around nine feet two inches, and weighed around 390-415 pounds.Male Bengal tigers average nine feet five inches, and weigh on average 425-445 pounds.Bengal tigers of Northern India and Nepal sometimes exceed ten feet long and weigh over 600 pounds.The Siberian is…
not close at all. many people have one, and they are inreasingly popular pets. This is somewhat incorrect. Yes, many people have them as pets, however, in the wild they are critically endangered and near extinction (last assessed by the IUCN in 2008. When we talk about extinction we do distinguish between in the wild and in captivity.
First the other tigers. The Bengal, the indo Chinese, the south china, and sumatran.The indo Chinese tiger has recently been split up into two races, the indo Chinese and the malayan. Besides being smaller, there are certain genetic markers indicating it was of a different race. After other tigers, the jaguar, lion, and leopard.