Tigers can live in a variety of different ecosystems, including forests, grasslands and swamps. As of 2014, the majority of tigers live in the tropical rainforests of Asia. Historically, they lived in a much wider range of ecosystems across Asia.Continue Reading
Tigers require a habitat with many prey animals, shelter and sources of water. Their primary prey are wild pigs and various species of deer. A single tiger needs to kill and eat around 50 deer-sized animals each year. Tigers are solitary and maintain home territories.
There are six sub-species of tiger alive as of 2014, although the South China tiger has not been seen alive in the wild since the 1970s and may be extinct.Learn more about Large Cats