Bali tiger – discussion on its extinction

The Bali tiger is extinct. It disappeared in the 1940s (Sunquists) or as late as the 1950s (IUCN Red List). Its scientific name is: Panthera tigris ssp. balica. Pictures It is sad that the only pictures of the Bali tiger are of dead ones. And particularly sad because as you can see in the …

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Tiger stripes – some detailed information

Tiger stripes

There are three main types of variation in tiger appearance: body size, striping patterns and the coloration of the skin and skull characteristics. This post is about tiger stripes. The ground colour of tigers’s skins (pelages) varies from dark red to pale yellow. It reflects their habitat and the humidity of the area where …

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