7 Interesting facts of Siberian Tigers

Each region must have their own uniqueness. Not only in terms of culture, but also the uniqueness of the animal. One of them in russia is a rare tiger found in other countries, the Siberian tiger. In ancient times, this siberian tiger had lived in korea, china north, mongolia until the western part of the lake Baikal, russia. Today, this siberian tiger habitat lives in a remote mountainous region in northern vladivostok, russia. According to the animal research center in russia, in 2016 this siberian tiger is left only less than 400 tail alone. By species, the Siberian tiger is the largest tiger in the world. Where the weight of the male tigers is 320 kg of death, while the weight of the adult female tigers can reach 180 kg. This article will cover 7 Interesting facts of Siberian Tigers.

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7 Interesting facts of Siberian TigersIn addition to having a large weight, Siberian tiger is also longer than other types of tigers. The Siberian tiger has a length of between 1.75 and 2.1 meters. In addition to the above physical conditions, there are some facts you should know about this Siberian tiger. Here are 7 Interesting facts of Siberian Tigers, as below.

  • The eyes of Siberian tiger

Although not as a nocturnal animal (hunter at night) but the Siberian tiger has good eyesight than humans. Based on the scientific results, the sight of the Siberian tiger has a visual acuity of about 6 times the normal human vision. This is inversely proportional when Siberian tigers are still infants suffering from blindness during the first week of birth. In addition, the tiger’s eyesight is the same as that of a human can distinguish color or not color blind.

  • The power of Siberian tiger

Siberian tiger is known as a great swimmer. This type of tiger can swim as far as tens of kilometers to hunt prey. In addition, the Siberian tiger is capable of running on land 60 km / h, jump as far as 6 meters and a height of 5 meters. To kill its prey, this Siberian tiger uses its bite and claws. The tiger’s claw is very strong, in one swipe can destroy the bear’s skull. In addition, Siberian tiger memories are very powerful, where short-term memory can be 30 times stronger than humans. Siberian tiger brain size is about 300 grams and this brain is largest for carnivorous species. In adult conditions, Siberian tigers have saliva that can be used as an antiseptic. If the tiger is injured, they simply lick the wound as a disinfectant.


  • Siberian tiger communication

How to communicate between Siberian tigers is by roaring. The territory of a group or a Siberian tiger is marked by scratching a tree and pissing it. This is due to the smell of urine from a Siberian tiger can be known age, gender and other reproductive conditions. Communication between members of one family is very harmonious, if there is food then the tigress and her daughter first eat and last the new tiger.

  • Reproduction

Female Siberian tigers have a fertile period of 4-5 days throughout the year. That’s when they start breeding season and pregnant for 3 months. The female Siberian tiger for one birth will produce 2 to 3 babies of Siberian tigers.

  • Siberian tiger hunting instinct

Siberian tiger hunting instinct is very powerful. However, this tiger can not withstand hunger for too long. This Siberian tiger will die when not eating for 2-3 weeks. The process of hunting prey is rarely done individually, but do ambush its prey with friends – friends Siberian tigers.

  • The origin of Siberian tiger

According to research ever held in Russia, the Siberian tiger is a cross between the male lion and the tigress. In captivity of Siberian tigers, there is a cross between the male lion and the female tiger resulting in a large offspring known as the lingers. On the other hand the male tiger with the lioness will produce a smaller size known as the Tiglon. These lingers are referred to as Siberian tigers. This lingers known as the Siberian tiger is the largest cat species in the world.


  • The life span of  Siberian tiger

The life span of the Siberian tiger ranges from 25 years. The majority of other tigers are not until the age of 25 years. This is because the survival or endurance of hungry Siberian tiger is the longest. Other extinct species of tigers include the Bali tiger (Panthera tigris balica), the Java tiger (Panthera tigris sondaica), and the caspian tiger (Panthera tigris virgata). While the tiger species still alive today are Siberian tigers (Panthera tigris Altai a), South China tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis), Indochina tiger (Panthera tigris corbetti), Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni), Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) , and Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris). From the research results of living tiger species there are about 3500 tigers that live freely in nature.

Thus a brief explanation of 7 Interesting facts of Siberian Tigers. From this article you will find out about the diversity of fauna in russia. Especially about the only animal in Russia that is the Siberian tiger. This type of tiger is not available in other countries. In addition, the declining population conditions make this tiger a potential extinction. You can also read endemic animals living in Caucasus mountainanimals in Volga river and sweet facts of Siberian cat.

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