WHERE: India, China, and Indo-china
COAT: Red or orange fur with light underbelly. Black stripes that are unique in every tiger, much like the fingerprints of humans.
WEIGHT & LENGTH: 100 - 670 lbs; 8 - 12.5 ft
UNIQUE: Largest of the four "big" cats (lion, leopard and jaguar), the tiger is only behind the polar bear and the brown bear as the third largest land carnivore. White tigers are rare in the wild but popular in zoos. As a consequence, many white tigers are the result of inbreeding and genetically unhealthy. Oct 12