The tiger is often recognized as the largest cat species and a member of the family Felidae. This big cat has appeared in ancient mythology and often used as mascots for various sports events.
Here are few interesting facts of the biggest cats on the earth and most lovable megafauna of the world:
Tigers can eat 90 lbs of meat in one sitting.
They can swim for long hours and they are the only cat species that enjoy being in the water.
In a single leap, tigers can cover a distance of 30 feet and they can move up to 30 feet for every second.
A group of tigers is either called as streak or ambush.
Tigers can be found in tropical forests, woodlands and grasslands.
Tigers are often called as nocturnal hunters as they have excellent night vision and can see better in night than day time.
After polar bear and brown bear, tigers are the 3rd largest carnivorous animal on earth.
Most of the tigers have over 100 stripes and no two tigers have same number of stripes.