Siberian Tiger Facts
Siberian Tigers are mostly found in Siberia and Manchuria.
At one time they could also be found in China and Korea
though their numbers have sharply declined in those
areas due to illegal poaching. Siberian Tigers are an
Siberian Tigers are the largest of cats weighing up
to 850 lbs and are up to 10-12 feet in length. Siberian
Tigers have an amazing ability to jump and can jump
up to 23 feet.
Siberian Tigers have the lightest coat among all tigers.
Siberian Tigers have long dense fur to protect it from
the cold. Siberian Tigers are pale orange with black
stripes. White Siberian Tigers have a pale white coat
with brown stripes.
Siberian Tigers prey on elk, deer, wild, pigs, large
mammals and they will even eat monkeys, bird frogs and
fish, when food is scarce. Typically only 1 in 10 hunting
attempts are successful. Siberian Tigers will often
warn of an attack by moving their tail.
Siberian Tigers live a solitary life. Male Siberian
Tigers protect their territory with a vigilance but
they will not attack a female tiger with cubs.
Siberian Tigers typically carry their young in utero
for 3-3.5 months. Siberian Tiger cubs are born blind.
Siberian Tigers are considered full grown at 3 years
Siberian Tigers are known to survive for as long as
15 years in the wild (captivitiy typically results in
a much shorter lifespan).
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