Royal Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Mammalia
Order : Carnivora
Family : Felidae
Genus : Panthera
Species : tigris
Sub Species : tigris
Scientific name: Panthera tigris tigris
Important Facts
Size of  Male 3 meters
Size of  Female 2.7 meters
Weight of Male 180 - 230 kg.
Weight of Female 135 kg.
Life Span 15 – 18 years
Sexual Maturity in Male 4 – 5 years
Sexual Maturity in Female 3 – 4 years
Gestation Period 98 – 110 days
The habitat of the Indian tiger is scrub land, humid evergreen forests and grassy swamps. It leads amphibius life in Sunderbans (West Bengal).
The Royal Bengal Tiger is found practically throughout India except in the part of Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab. Its range also extends to Burma.
Its diet consists mainly of deer, antelopes, gaurs, and wild pigs. Sometimes it also captures birds, lizards, turtles, fishes, frogs, and crabs. Tigers hunt on their own and usually lead a solitary life in its own territory. They are endowed with good swimming power but seldom climb trees.
10 kg Buffalo Calf Meat in the summer while 12 kg Buffalo Calf Meat in the winter. The meat is provided 6 days in a week.