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Sumatran Tiger report
Sumatran tigers are solitary animals and they are a type of specie that suffers from the loss of habitat and poachers hunting them for their fur and some unusual body parts to make Asian medicine. The Sumatran tiger is the smallest tiger of all tigers. Sumatran tigers are a part of the big cat family.
Sumatran tigers can live up to fifteen years in the wild and twenty fives years in captivity.
Indonesia Island is where the Sumatran tiger is normally found, otherwise they live in tropical jungles, dense forests and long dry grasslands that help them camouflage to stalk its prey.
Sumatran tigers have an orange and ginger coat with black stripes and padded feet to provide cushioning effect.
Sumatran tigers have a fair number of predators but when it comes to tiger cubs they will often be eaten by a hungry animal, for example bears and crocodiles.
Sumatran tigers eat fish, fowl and they hunt wild cattle and wild pig. Sumatran tigers get vitamins daily so they don’t get any weaker if there is nothing out in the wild to attack.
Sumatran tigers are the smallest tiger specie but they their habitat is way too small in the zoos.
In the zoos Sumatran tigers have no predators and no prey to stalk unlike in the wild they have a let lose feeling, so they have enough space to mate with others but they still get injured from poachers.
Article posted November 23, 2010 at 04:25 PM •
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