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Bengal Tiger Facts

Bengal tiger is mainly found in the Asian countries, comprising of India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Tibet. It belongs to the Felidae Family and is the national animal of both the Indian subcontinent and Bangladesh. A mutation in the genes of a Bengal tiger may result in the birth of a slightly different tiger, which we know as the White tiger of India. A male Bengal tiger may be 6 feet to 9 feet in length (head and body), while a female grows to a length of 5 to 6 feet only. In the following lines we have tried to present a number of fast as well as interesting facts about the Indian Bengal tiger. Check out information on the White tiger of India:

Kingdom: Animalia
Scientific Name: Panthera tigris
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Panthera
Species: P. tigris
Subspecies: P. t. tigris
Length (head and body): Male - 6 feet to 9 feet
Female - 5 feet to 6 feet
Length (tail): Male - Upto 3 feet
Female - 2 feet to 3 feet
Length (skull): Male - 10 inches to 15 inches
Female - 8 inches to 12 inches
Height: Male - Upto 3 feet
Female - Upto 2.5 feet
Diet: Carnivorous
Mating Period: Winter season and spring season