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12 Incredible facts about tigers

Tigers are known for their huge size and aggressive behavior. I will be writing about to facts about tigers that most people are not aware of.

1. Tigers have striped skin along with striped fur. No two tigers have the same pattern of stripes on their skin it just like we humans finger print where no person can have the same pattern of fingerprint.

2. A Tigers tongue is covered with sharp, small, thorn –like, hooked projections. The hooked shape projections curves towards the tiger’s throat, which makes the tongue so coarse that just by licking can strip off flesh down to the bone which means even without biting its prey just by licking, it can kill it prey.

3. Tigers have white spots on the back of their ears. Which makes it look it can also see from its back. This prevents some animals from attacking it from behind.

4.  A Tiger’s roar can momentarily paralyze or immobilize its prey. Even experienced humans trainers feel paralyzed upon hearing it.

5. Even though Tiger’s and Lion’s look to be the same size. Tigers weigh more to a Lion.

6. Tiger’s are one of the most vengeful animals on the planet. You can’t hurt a Tiger or Tigress and go scout free they will find the people who hurts them and kill them.

7. They exist an extremely rare type of tiger called the “golden tiger.”

8. Siberian Tigers are known to hunt bears. Bears are not their primary food and also some bears can kill a tiger this does not stop them.

9. Tigers are Solitary creatures which means they live alone and only meet during the mating season.

10. There exist “tigons” a cross between a female lion and a male tiger.

11.  Between 1800 – 2009, Tigers have killed an estimated 373,000 humans. A single Tiger once killed 436 people in Nepal and India. The Tiger known as the “Champawal Tiger” is listed in the Guinness book of records causing the highest number of kills by a single tiger.

12. The markings on a tiger forehead closely resemble the Chinese character for king.

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