Facts About Tigers

Maria Aguirre, Contributor

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Tigers are the biggest animals. This animal are one of the wild ones. With this animals we have to be very careful because if we don’t we could get hurt. Many people care for tigers so what they do is keep them as pets. It’s not a good idea to keep a wild animal at home but people do this because they care about them. To keep a tiger at home as a pet you have to paid for them and they are worth 7,500 dollars. While having this at home you have to have big space for it.

Tigers eat plenty of meat. Other things they eat are antelope, gazelle, water buffalo, deer. fish and many other meals. They eat 10 to 15 pounds of meat a day. Most of the time tigers escape from zoos and and private property and when they do they go out and kill people. Even when you are playing with a tiger and get bitten by it can cause a serious damage or even kill you. Some facts about tigers are

  • Biggest species of the cat family
  • Tail about three feet long
  • 100 stripes
  • Strong swimmers
  • Live for 16-18 years
  • Males weight 200-670 lbs
  • Females weight 140-370 lbs
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