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There are five different groups of vertebrates. • Mammals • Fish • Reptiles • Birds • Amphibians
Most Mammals have certain characteristics that make them a mammal. Here are some of the attributes. Mammals have fur and hair. Mammals give live birth. Mammals are warm blooded. Mammals give milk to babies. Mammals breathe through lungs.
Tiger Appearance • The Bengal tiger uses teeth to get food. The Bengal tiger is a carnivore. That means it is a meat eater. The Bengal tiger uses his long canine teeth to kill his food and get the meat for his dinner. The tiger often kills its prey with one bite.
The Bengal Tiger’s Appearance The Bengal tiger the is the biggest cat in the world. The Bengal tiger has a thick reddish, gold coat to keep it warm. The Bengal tiger has a white chin. The Bengal tiger has a long tail to keep his babies warm .
Animal Adaptation The Bengal tiger has orange and brown fur and has black stripes. The coloring helps him camouflage itself by blending into the trees and bushes. That will help him protect himself from predators. Their main enemy is poachers. Poachers are men who hunt them for their fur.
The Bengal Tiger’s Diet • The Bengal tiger is a carnivore . That means it is a meat eater. • The tiger often kills its prey with a bite on the neck. • It eats deer, pigs, antelopes, cattle, young elephants, and buffalo.
A Tigers Habitat • Many tigers live in tropical rainforests, mountain forests, and snow covered northern forests. The Bengal tiger lives in the tropical forest. He uses wheat to camouflage his body to sneak up on his prey.
Predators • The Bengal tiger can live to about 18 years. Bengal tigers like to live alone, but they sometimes travel in groups of 3 or 4. These tigers are in danger of becoming extinct because they are over hunted by poachers. Here’s a picture of a mother Bengal tiger and her cub. Tiger cubs stay with their mothers for two to three years.
Interesting Facts • They can protect there territory with their canine teeth. • Now there are 7,000 left in the world. • There are lots of hunters who kill them. • They killed 100,000 tigers.
I hope you learn some interesting facts about the Bengal Tiger. Make sure you look for one when you visit the zoo. Reference: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/mammals/tiger/Bengaltigerprintout.shtml http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/photos/tigers.html
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