Tigers in danger by Michael Portman

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Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in New York .

Written in English

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  • Tiger,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Endangered species

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementMichael Portman
SeriesAnimals at risk
LC ClassificationsQL737.C23 P67 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24827981M
ISBN 109781433958106, 9781433958120
LC Control Number2011010057

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tigris altaica) is the largest, measuring up to. Over the course of a century, the tiger has lost 97% of its population. The main threats to the tiger are hunting, poaching, habitat loss, deforestation and a shortage of its prey.

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Tiger Family & Related Animals. Tigers are mammals, and the largest (non-hybrid) members of the cat family, r, not all tigers are bigger than lions; there is a large overlap in size between the two species.

Hybrids are the offspring of two different species. Occasionally, a male lion and a female tiger may mate and produce a hybrid known as a liger.

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