1. Tigers are just one species of cats ( the biggest species of cats family )
  2. Tigers can see 6 times better than human in the night.
  3. Tigers have a great sense of smell , it can tell the age, gender, reproductive quality of another tiger by smelling it’s urine.
  4. Tigers do not normally roar at other animals, but instead they roar to communicate with far-off tigers.
  5. Like Human finger prints , tiger stripes are unique, they do not match with any other tiger.
  6. Tigers are great swimmers , They enjoy bathing and often play in the water when young.
  7. Tigresses are fertile for a period of only four or five days throughout the entire year. During this time, they mate frequently. They are pregnant for a little over three months, and usually give birth to two or three cubs.
  8. Tigers are completely blind for the first week of their life. Just like dogs & cats.
  9. Tigers prefer to hunt large prey by ambush. If you look at a tiger, it is less likely to attack, as it has lost the element of surprise. In some locations in India, people traditionally wear a mask on the back of their head while walking through forests to prevent tigers from pouncing from behind.
  10. Tiger Can run up to 60 km/hr ; however they cannot run for a long distance at high speed.
  11. Like all mammals (including Human) , Tiger also have  antiseptic saliva. They lick their wounds to disinfect them.
  12. There are six subspecies of tiger living today: the Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaic a), the South China tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis), the Indochinese tiger (Panthera tigris corbetti), the Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni), the Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), and the Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris).
  13. Tiger legs muscles are so powerful that they can remain standing even after dead.
  14. Tiger can jump 6m horizontally and 5m vertically.
  15. Only 1 of 10 tigers’ hunt are sucessful, They eat about 30 kg meat per hunt. They have huge body so that can only last 2-3 weeks without food.
  16. Tigers live for about 25 years both in captivity and in the wild.
  17. There are only about 3,500 tigers left in the wild. There are a greater number in captivity.
  18. Tigers can see colors like human, their vision is sharper than human.
  19. Tiger doesn’t attack when face-face encountered , They prefer ambush and attack its pray silently.
  20. Tigers do not live in groups; Only mothers and cubs live together for certain age.