What Is a Female Tiger Called?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 5, 2020 5:55:52 AM ET
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A female tiger is called a tigress. Female tigers are smaller than their male counterparts, including the forepaws on their feet. A tiger's sex can be determined just from the pawprints that the tiger leaves behind.

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