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Siberian tiger at Emirates Park Zoo and Resort

Siberian Tiger
May 2, 2017

Siberian tiger is the largest cat in the world. Siberian tigers are distinguishable by their striped fur. Like people’s unique fingerprints, no two tigers have the same striped pattern. Siberian tigers differ from other tigers because they have fewer, paler stripes, and they also have manes. The mane, in addition to their thick fur, helps keep them warm.
Also known as the Amur tiger, the Siberian tiger resides in a small region in the southeast region Russia. They are also located in small numbers in China and North Korea.
Siberian tigers are solitary animals, marking their scent on trees to keep other tigers away. They roam many miles and hunt often. They stalk their prey, which include elk, boar, bears, and deer, until they are close enough to pounce. When successful, they drag their kill to a secluded area before devouring the meat. They are very good swimmers and can attack on their prey while swimming.


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