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Located

    Bengal tigers can be found in southeast Asia in parts of
    India, China, Bangladesh and Indonesia as well as other
    southeast Asian countries.

Diet

    Bengal Tigers' diets consists of antelopes, boars,
    monkeys, pigs, birds and occasionally elephants.  The
    stripes of the Bengal Tiger aid it in being able to stalk
    and get close to prey.  

Habitat

    Bengal tigers live in tropical rainforests, forests and
    mangroves in southern and southeastern Asia.

Size

    Bengal Tigers weigh approximately 400 - 600 lbs. and are
    approximately 5 - 10 ft. in length.*

Reproduction

    The female Bengal Tiger's pregnancy period is
    approximately 3 - 4 months and has a litter of
    approximately 2 - 4 cubs.
 
Bengal Tiger
(Panthera tigris)
 
Taxonomy
Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:   Chordata
Class:   Mammalia
Order:   Carnivora
Family:   Felidae
Genus:   Panthera
Species:    tigris
Location
Image
© Photographer: Humberto Ortega
IUCN Status:
Endangered
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