Tigers do not hibernate. However, they spend much of their time sleeping. They can clock up to 16 hours of sleep per day, meaning they can spend about 66 percent of their time asleep. More »

Tigers can move very quickly and quietly, and being talented hunters, they can leap 15 feet in just one go. They are also very good at swimming, although they aren't very apt at climbing. More »

Tigers generally sleep in large groups, and may rest at night in tall grasses on plains and lowlands, or huddle beneath fallen trees in inclement weather conditions. Tigers do not build conventional shelters like dens, n... More »

Tigers, like most mammals, utilize their lungs to respire gaseous oxygen from the atmosphere using diaphragm muscles to inhale and exhale. Tigers rarely use their sense of smell for hunting; their olfactory senses are us... More »

Tigers are at the top of the food chain and have no dedicated natural predators; however, some large animals do pose a threat to tigers, such as buffalo, elephants and bears. Humans are the most dangerous threat for tige... More »

Tigers live in Asia, which is where their natural habitats are. They are most likely found in the swamps, grasslands and rain forests of Southeast Asia, China, Korea and Russia. More »

Tigers grow up to 3.5 feet tall at the shoulder, and the largest, Siberian tigers, weigh over 675 pounds. Male Siberian tigers are bigger than their female counterparts as well as Sumatran tigers, which only grow to be a... More »