Sumatran Tigers

Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) is native to Sumatra, Indonesia. It is the smallest surviving tiger subspecies. Around 400 to 500 wild Sumatran tigers were thought to exist in 1998, but this number has continued to drop.

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Is the Sumatran tiger a mammal?

Yes

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What do Sumatran tiger's eat in the wild?

The Sumatran Tiger will basically eat any prey it catch.

Deer, monkeys, wild pig, buffalo are the staple of the diet.

It Click on the 'related links' below it will take you to a fact page about Sumatran Tigers

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How do tigers adapt to their surroundings?

Tigers have flexible backbones so they can catch up to their prey faster.

Tigers can leap up to 33 ft. A tigers back legs are longer than front legs which helps them jump farther.

Tigers have soft padding on their feet which helps them sneak up on their pray without being heard.

Tigers also walk on their toes witch helps them run faster.

Tigers have sharp retractable claws, the front paws of a tiger have five sharp claws that are used for catching prey. The back paws have four claws they are sometimes used to help bring down large prey.

They have short, powerful jaws for catching, tearing and chewing prey.

Their orange, red, brown fur camouflages them into their surroundings (usually grass).

They have extremely accurate hearing and are very tactile.

They adapt by looking at surroundings and getting use to it.

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How can people save the Sumatran tiger from becoming extinct?

The Sumatran tiger is endangered primarily due to habitat loss and poaching.

Much of the habitat loss in Sumatra and Borneo is caused by rapidly expanding palm oil plantations, which is caused by a rapidly increasing demand for palm oil. Thus, boycotting palm oil unless it is from a sustainable source will help to preserve habitat not only for tigers, but for animals like orangutans, elephants, and rhinoceroses, to name a few.

As for poaching, various conservation organizations work to eliminate it. Donating to such causes can be beneficial to stopping this illegal hunting.

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What are sumatran tiger enviromental adaptations?

Some adaptations of a sumatran tiger are its stripes. It uses its stripes to blend into the tall grass surrounding it mostly when it is trying to hide when it is hunting

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How long does the Sumatran tiger live for?

Average life span of tigers living in the wild is 10 years. Tigers that are in zoos live twice as long.

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How much does a Sumatran tiger eat?

It eats about 40 pounds a day.

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Why are Sumatran tigers endangered?

The Sumatran Tiger is mainly endangered by the destruction of its habitat and poaching. There is only about 500-600 in the world.

The Sumatran tiger is endangered because the forests are getting cut down and their food is leaving so they can't eat. Also, people are hunting, they are selling their body parts, like bones. There are some in zoo's, but that's going to soon be the only place anyone will be able to see one. Now there is only estimated to be 400 left in the wild maybe 200 in zoo's.

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How Long Is A Sumatran Tiger?

One of the smaller tiger subspecies, male Sumatrans average around eight feet in length. Compare this to the Bengal, 9-10 feet, or the Siberian, 10-11 feet.

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How do sumatran tigers hunt?

The sumatran tiger finds prey whenever it needs too. They sneak up on the prey from behind, and bites the prey's neck, killing it.

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When will tigers become extinct?

It all depend on the conservation efforts made. some people say that Tigers could be extinct in the wild in 20-30 years but others say maybe even 10 years. But if the conservation efforts succeed and poachers are found and prosecuted Tigers may never go extinct in the wild. Also tigers probably will never be fully extinct because of the amount in zoos even if they become extinct in the wild technically there not extinct because some individuals which could be made wild again still exist in zoos.

So lets just hope Tigers don't go extinct because if we do mankind has let another beautiful creature extinct because of our greed.

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How many Sumatran Tigers does it take to make one rug?

it takes 3-6 tigers to make 1 rug

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Do tigers have 2 penises?

I dont think so. I'm pretty sure they don't urinate from two at one time!

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How many babies can Sumatran tigers have at one time?

A normal litter is two to four cubs.

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Does Sumatran tigers hunt in a pack?

Sumartra tigers will often hunt alone not in a pack or pride, they can cover up to 20 miles of hunting ground at night.

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What kind of climate does a Sumatran tiger live in?

The Sumatran tiger is found only on the Indonesian island of Sumatra in habitat that ranges from lowland forest to sub-mountain and mountain forest including some peat moss forests. According to the Tiger Information Center and the World Wildlife Fund there are no more than 500 of these tigers left in the wild with some estimates considerably lower.

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Is a Sumatran tiger a vertebrate or invertebrate?

The Sumatran tiger and all species of tiger are mammals so, like all mammals, they are vertebrates because they have a spine and spinal cord, and an internal skeleton. They belong to the Phylum Chordata.

Mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians are all vertebrates.

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What is the speed a Sumatran tiger runs?

Sumatran tigers can run between 35 to 45 miles per hour but only for distances.

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How does a Sumatran tiger defend itself?

Like all tigers, they fight. They use their teeth, claws, and powerful back legs.

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Where do Sumatran tigers live?

Probably Sumartra

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How can wild Tigers survive?

Well tigers need food, water, and a shelter like any other animal.

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What tiger is the Sumatran tiger's enemy?

Other Sumatran tigers.

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What is the Sumatran tigers physical characteristics?

The Sumatran tigers fur is darker in colour than other tigers. It's colouration can range from orange to reddish-brown. Typical body length can average between 83 to 107", height at the shoulders 30", and weight can be anything from 200 - 450 lbs. Although tigers are the largest of the cat species, Sumatran tigers are the smallest tiger subspecies.

Male Sumatran tigers rarely weigh more than 320 pounds, as stated above, they are the smallest tiger subspecies still extant in the wild.

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Why are Sumatran tigers called Sumatran tigers?

da they live in sumatra you person, why did you even type up this question anyway it is so simple.

bye for now see you later peeps

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Are there any living Sumatran tigers?

Yes, there are living Sumatran tigers. 85 in European zoos and 20 in Australian zoos.

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