The Bengal tiger is one of the dominant predators in its ecosystem and is prey to very few animals; its main threat is the human being, as tigers often are victims of poaching or illegal hunting. They are also killed dur... More »

Bengal tigers are avid hunters of both large and small mammals, preferring to eat buffalo, deer and pigs. Bengal tigers will eat almost any mammal it can take down, including humans. More »

The Bengal tiger has many adaptations ranging from its camouflaged coat, its large eyes and strong muscles for capturing prey, its fur and warm blood to keep it warm in the jungle and its lungs and nostrils for oxygen su... More »

Despite their large size of up to 550 pounds, Bengal tigers move gracefully due to their powerful leg and shoulder muscles. Because their hind legs are longer than their front legs, they are able to leap upon their prey.... More »

According to National Geographic, Bengal tigers have an average lifespan of eight to 10 years in the wild. In captivity they have a lifespan of up to 18 years. More »

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Bengal tigers are endangered mainly because of habitat loss due to human development and climate change. Habitat loss also means loss of prey and poaching is a danger to both Bengal tigers and their prey animals. More »

White Bengal tigers, like all Bengal tigers, are endangered because of habitat loss, prey loss, illegal hunting for profit and conflicts with humans.There are less than 2,500 Bengal tigers in the wild. Bengal tigers live... More »

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