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The Siberian Tiger. By: Alicia Cisco, Brandon Griffin, & Luke Whitlow. Panthera tigris altaica. Also known as Amur Tiger Largest tiger subspecies out of 5 World’s largest cat. Habitat. Lives in eastern Russia’s coniferous and birch forests Some found in China & North Korea

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The siberian tiger

The Siberian Tiger

By:

Alicia Cisco,

Brandon Griffin,

&

Luke Whitlow


Panthera tigris altaica

Pantheratigrisaltaica

  • Also known as Amur Tiger

  • Largest tiger subspecies out of 5

  • World’s largest cat


Habitat

Habitat

  • Lives in eastern Russia’s coniferous and birch forests

  • Some found in China & North Korea

  • Warm summers

  • Cold winters


Endangered history

Endangered History

  • Severely affected by the Russian Civil War in 1930’s

  • Declared endangered in 1959, awarded protection

  • Endangered species list listed them as endangered in 1970

  • Started working on the Siberian Tiger Project in 1992


Endangered species

Endangered Species

  • Only about 400 living in the wild now

    & 400 more in captivity

  • Poaching & Deforestation

    • Chinese use for medicine

    • Trophies


Characteristics

Characteristics

Boar

Fish

  • Carnivore- Predator

  • Size- about 9-10 feet

  • Weight- 300-500lbs

  • Can eat up to 60lbs but usually 20lb

Deer


The siberian tiger

Cont.

  • Solitary Animals

  • Live in dens

  • Start breeding at 3 years old

  • Birth once every two years

    • Litter of 2-6 cubs

    • Hunt on their own at 18 months

    • Leave den at 2-3 years

    • Live about 20 years in captivity, only half of that in the wild.


Conservation efforts

Conservation Efforts

  • Try to get people to quit wearing fur coats

  • Protect of habitat but losses of habitat are still continuing

  • Stronger logging and hunting laws

  • Raising public awareness

  • Siberian Tiger Effort

  • The WWF- World Wildlife Fund

  • IFAW- International Fund for Animal Welfare


Questions

Questions

  • What’s its size?

  • What’s its weight?

  • How many are left?

  • Where are they located?

  • What is something they eat?


Answers

Answers

  • About 9-10ft

  • Around 300-500lbs

  • 400-500 in the wild

  • Russia, China, North Korea, Coniferous or Birch Forests

  • Deer, Boar, Fish


Bibliography

Bibliography

  • http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/siberian-tiger/

  • http://www.wcsrussia.org/en-us/wildlife/amurtigers/ecology.aspx

  • http://www.animalfactguide.com/animal-facts/siberian-tiger/

  • http://worldwildlife.org/species/amur-tiger


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