tigerOrder Carnivora

Family Felidae

Scientific Name

Panthera tigris sumatrae

Thumbnail Description

It is one of the smallest tiger subspecies

Size and Weight

Body length (male) 2.2 to 2.55 m (87 to 100 in), (female) 215 to 230 cm (85 to 91 in)

Weight (male) 100 to 140 kg (220 to 310 lb), (female) 75 to 110 kg (165 to 243 lb)

Physical Features

Darker in fur colour and has thicker stripes than the Javan tiger

Habitat

Mountain forests, coastal lowland forest

Distribution

Indonesia (Sumatra)

Diet

Great argus pheasant, pigtail macaque, porcupine, Malay tapir, wild pig, greater and lesser mouse-deer, muntjac and Sambar deer

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

441 to 679

Baby Name

Cubs

Lifespan

12 years (wild)

20 years (captivity)

Speed

96km/h (60mph)

Nature

Solitary

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered

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