Test your knowledge of tigers! Take this 10-question quiz and see how much you know about tigers.
The night vision of tigers is about six times as good as the night vision of most humans.
While Amur (also known as Siberian) tigers are the world's largest, with males growing nearly 11 feet long, they have the fewest stripes of all tigers.
The right answer is <i>B</i>. Tigers in the wild are thought to live on average to about age 10. But tigers in zoos often live to be 20 years old.
Tiger cubs are born blind and weigh only about 2 to 3 pounds. Tiger cubs live on milk for six to eight weeks.
The particularly rough tongue of the Amur, or Siberian, tiger helps it to peel skin and flesh from bone.
Tigers are indigenous only to the continent of Asia.
No two tigers have the same pattern of stripes.
About 2 million years ago, primitive tigers were already spreading from eastern Asia into other parts of the continent.
An adult tiger can eat as much as 60 pounds of fresh meat after a kill.
Bengal tigers seem to like water, and not only will hunt there but sometimes rest in water to keep cool.