The largest cat species in the world is the tiger. They reach, on average, 11 feet from head to tail and can weigh up to 675 pounds.Continue Reading
There are seven recognized subspecies of tigers: Bengal, Indochinese, Malayan, Siberian, South Chinese and Sumatran.Of these subspecies, the Siberian tiger is the largest. Compared with the smallest subspecies, the Sumatran tiger, the Siberian tiger is the same length but two to three times heavier.
Although it is not a viable species, the hybrid of a male lion and female tigress, known as a liger, is often larger than even the Siberian tiger. Often weighing up to 1,000 pounds, these animals are typically sterile and thus not considered an actual species as they cannot usually breed and produce offspring.Learn more about Large Cats
Tigers are the largest species of the cat family. These jungle felines can weigh up to 660 pounds and reach up to 11 feet long.Full Answer >
The largest wild cat in the world is the Siberian tiger, also known as the Amur tiger. Ligers are the world's largest cat, though they cannot breed naturally and are not found in the wild.Full Answer >
Although there are only a couple hundred white tigers in the world, they are not necessarily considered endangered because they are not their own species. A white tiger is actually the product of two Bengal tigers that have a recessive gene for white fur. There are few white tigers in the world because the mating of two tigers with such genes is statistically rare in the wild.Full Answer >
Ligers are the largest cat species in the world, weighing around 800 pounds. Ligers can easily grow to be more than 8 feet long.Full Answer >