A Siberian tiger, also called an Amur tiger, is bigger than an African lion. Outweighing even the largest Bengal tiger by more than 150 pounds, the Siberian tiger is the world’s largest cat.Continue Reading
The average Siberian tiger weighs 660 pounds (300 kilograms) and measures 10.75 (3.3 meters) in length. These large beasts are known for their incredible strength and power and hunt elk and boar in the wild.
The average African lion, by comparison, weighs 265 to 420 pounds (120 to 191 kilograms). Its head and body measures 4.5 to 6.5 inches, and its tail adds another 26.25 to 39.5 inches (67 to 100 centimeters).Learn more about Zoology
There are not seven levels of tiger classifications or subspecies but six, and they are the Sumatran, Amur, Bengal, Indochinese, South China and Malayan tigers. In addition, three other subspecies became extinct in the 20th century: Bali, Caspian and Javan tigers.Full Answer >
All About Wildlife reports that one fight between a tiger and a crocodile ended with the tiger as the victor, but the result could vary depending on a number of factors. Both creatures have interacted and competed for food and resources in the past, so fights between the two predators are not impossible.Full Answer >
Tigers are the largest species of cat in the world, outranking both African and Asiatic lions. Among tiger subspecies, the Siberian tiger is the largest, reaching nearly 11 feet in length and weighing 660 pounds.Full Answer >
The tiger's kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus and species, referred to as its taxonomy, is the kingdom animalia, the phylum chordata (which may also be called vertebrata), the class mammalia, the order carnivora, the family felidae, the genus panthera and the species p. tigris. Within the p. tigris species there are 10 sub-species.Full Answer >