Javan tigers became extinct mainly because their natural habitats were destroyed and cultivated for the benefit of a rapidly growing human population, according to About.com. They were hunted down and poisoned, and were ... More »

The sabertooth tiger may have become extinct due to climate change, lack of large prey and competition from humans. However, there’s no fossil evidence of tooth wear to suggest sabertooth cats starved. Although climate c... More »

Siberian tigers are on the endangered list and their numbers, while currently stable, have declined because of poaching and loss of habitat. The poaching is done to procure body parts, typically used in Chinese medicine.... More »

The sabertooth tiger may have become extinct due to climate change, lack of large prey and competition from humans. However, there’s no fossil evidence of tooth wear to suggest sabertooth cats starved. Although climate c... More »

The saber-tooth tiger was essentially hunted so heavily by primitive human populations that it became extinct. The last saber-tooth tiger is thought to have become extinct around 10,000 years ago. More »

Jaguars are in danger of going extinct because their natural habitats are steadily disappearing due to human encroachment. However, jaguar numbers are dwindling also because ranchers kill them as a threat to their livest... 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 »