Territorial Habitat White tigers usually live alone, except mothers and cubs. Occasionally white tigers will travel in groups of 3 and 4.The group however it usually consists of mothers and almost grown cubs. They are usually solitary so they can sneak up on prey easier. There territories usually expand from about 10 to 30 square miles. Male tigers usually tend to have two times the territory of females.
Endangered White tigers are endangered. The white tigers origin was first recorded between the years of 1556 to 1605 in India. When the breed was first introduced to the world there were about 100,000 now there is less than 8,000. Poachers kill them for their beautiful soft coats. There are only about 500 per region.
White Tiger Locations The habitat of the white tigers all depends where food and water is the most plentiful. They try to stick close to lakes and streams, because of their love of swimming. The white tiger usually lives in hot,dry climates such as Russia, Asia, and northern India.
Diet Tigers eat mostly wild deer, wild pigs, and wild cows. They usually gorge themselves with about 40lbs. Of food each meal. They will not eat for several days. The range of the weight for the white tigers diet is anywhere from 65 to 2,000 pounds.
Tiger Adaptations White tigers have a few special adaptations. The stripes on the tigers body help the white tigers to be invisible in tall grass and trees. However some tigers like the one shown to the right do not have that ability, still they can blend in with their surroundings. The long claws on the tiger help them to catch and rip into their prey. Also their small triangular ears help them to hear sounds from far away. Finally, their high definition eyes help them to see at night and objects far away. The observation Cory made about this tiger was that this animal has no stripes.
Tigers Have Their Babies White tigers mate every year in the spring. They usually stay in heat for about 3-7 days. They find a male by making small marks on the trees with their nails. Females usually go for the most dominate male. They stay pregnant for 3-3 months. The babies are born live. Also the babies are born blind. And weigh about 4-6 pounds.
Quiz Slide What 3 things must a tiger have in a location to make it (THEIR) habitat? a: Streams, lots of food, and water. b: fruit, water, and dry climates. c: Asia, Russia, and India. Which of the following about a white tigers diet is true? a: Tigers eat nothing but orange peels. b: Tigers eat mostly wild deer and other mammals. c: Tigers eat little boys named Cory. The next questions you must answer by saying true or false. Tigers only eat little kids named Luke.. Tigers at local zoos dont live long. The natural enemies of tigers are humans.. Why are Tigers killed? a: because they heat farmers plant b: because people like their fur coats c: because they are no good d: because they cant do word problems Are tigers born in eggs or are they born live? How long do mother tigers carry their young? a: 1 week b: 21 days c: 3-3 months d: 1 minute
Quiz 2 Are White Tigers warm blooded or cold blooded?
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