Animals play an important role in our world. People all around the world depend on animals for everything from food to companionship. They are a
vital piece of the balance of nature. Green Kids help protect and preserve the
habitats of all animals.
Bengal Tiger Facts:
The Bengal tiger is also called the Indian tiger. They prefer grasslands, mangrove forests, dry and wet deciduous forests and temperate forests.
They live alone in large territories and hunt for food at night.
Their strips are like fingerprints- no two are alike and can help identify each individual tiger.
Tigers live to be 10-15 years old in the wild. Their roars can be heard up to 2 miles away!
Tigers are endangered due to poaching and forest destruction. They are hunted for their fur and body parts used in Asian medicine.
There are more tigers in captivity than there are in the wild.