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  • 1. Bengal Tigers From Lachlan Coppen5B 2010

2. Classification

  • The Bengal Tiger [panthera tigris tigris] is a large cat that eats meat which mean its carnivore.

3. Location

  • Bengal Tigers are in India, Burma, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh.

4. Description

  • Bengal Tigers have a massive body. It has a orange body with blackstripes. Some Bengal tigers have a white body with black stripes. The underside is a creamy or white. On an average Bengal tigers can live not more than 15 years in the wild and 16 to 18 in captivity. The male can grow up to 3m (10ft) and the female can grow up to 2.7(9ft). The weight of the male is up to 225kg and the female weights up to 135kg.

5. Habitat

  • The Bengal Tiger live in tropical jungles. Such as brush, marsh lands and tall grass in Nepal, India, Bhutan, Burma and Bangladesh.

6. Diet

  • Bengal Tigers are carnivores. Which means it eats meat. They eat large and medium prey such as deer, pigs, antelopes and buffalo.

7. Movement

  • Bengal Tigers run very fast on land. They pounce on its prey and it uses the element of surprise because it cant run long distance.

8. Reproduction

  • The female is able to mate at 3-4 years old. The male can mate at 4-5 years old.

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