Tiger

Picture of a tigress and her cubs

This is a great picture of a tigress and her three cubs. I believe it was taken by Swetha Kumar.…

1 month ago

Do big cats play with laser pointers?

No, big cats do not play with laser pointers. We can thank Big Cat Rescue (BCR) for finding out conclusively…

1 month ago

Why are there no big cats in Australia?

People ask why there are no big cats in Australia but they could also ask a much wider question namely,…

1 month ago

Should “tiger” be capitalized?

No, the word "tiger" should not be capitalised because it is a general reference to a large wild cat and…

1 month ago

Difference between domestic cats and tigers

Athough they look very different, there are relatively few differences between domestic cats and tigers. They are 99% the same…

1 month ago

How do tigers eat their food?

I'm referring to tigers in the wild eating their recently deceased prey animals. Clearly this is different to captive tigers…

2 months ago

Tiger versus buffalo fight

Tigers do kill animals that are considerably larger than themselves. However, there are records of tigers killed by gaur and…

2 months ago

Why are white tigers white?

It is believed that white tigers are white because of the result of a genetic mutation which occurred about 120…

3 months ago

How much do tigers eat in a day?

An adult tiger eats from 18 to 27 kilograms of food a night (40 - 60 pounds). Other examples of…

4 months ago

How do tigers scent mark?

Male and female tigers communicate through a combination of visual signals, vocalisations and scent marks. It is believed that scent…

6 months ago