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Bengal Tiger by Mind Map: Bengal Tiger
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Bengal Tiger

Status

Endangered

Less than 2000 left in the world

Habitat

India

Its the national animal

Bangladesh

Its the national animal

Nepal

Bhutan

Action Plan

India

Has made 11 47,000 acre protection areas

New plan to conserve the bengal tiger, Has spent 13 million rupees (300000$)

Has launched anti-poaching force

Nepal

Has made 11 47,000 acre protection areas

Aims to double the population

Bangladesh

Thay are working against poachers

What we can do

Adopt a bengal tiger

Donate, you can donate to savethetiger.org

Create awareness about conservation

Human Interaction

Do biome - forests and grassland

Pros

Humans are raising funds to protect the Bengal Tigers

Making conservation areas

Cons

Humans are poaching the bengal tigers

farmers are killing the bengal tiger for revenge because they ate their livestock

Reproduction

Gestational period of 104-106 days

Females mature at 3-4 years of age

A tigress comes into "heat" at intervals of about 3–9 weeks, and is receptive for 3–6 days

Males mature at the age of 4-5 years

Mating can happen at anytime

Mainly happens beetween april and november

Bengal tigers have liters of 2-6

Cause of Endangerment

Mainly poaching for their skin

Use of bones in chinese medicine

Urbanization

Revenge

By farmers

Climate change

Characteristics

Latin name

Panthera tigris tigris

Males are 221.2 kg

Females are 139.7 kg

The tail is 85–110 cm long

Their height is 90–110 cm at the shoulders

They are much like Siberian tiger

The Bengal tiger's roar can be heard for up to 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) away

Bengal tigers live alone

Bengal tigers mark their territory by urinating

Tigers use their distinctive coats as camouflage (no two have exactly the same stripes).

Threats

People

Global Warming

Map

Range

Bengal Tiger Facts

Bengal tiger records

The heaviest bengal tiger weighed 388.7 kg

the biggest bengal tiger, Body length of 221cm, 150 cm of chest girth, Shoulder height of 109 cm, and a tail of just 81 cm, weighed 272kg

Their fur color also comes in white

The size of male tiger can be as big as 3 meters

Female can be up to 2.7 meter long

it is the biggest member of the cat family

All five species of tigers are endangered

Lifecycle

Cubs weigh 700-1200g at birth

Their milk teeth grow out 2-3 weeks after birth

12-18 months after they get their milk teeth they get dentition teeth

They start eating solid foods at the age of 6-8 months

At the age of 5-6 months the cubs follow their mother around so that they can learn how to hunt

After 2-3 years the adult tigers move to their own territtory

When the pack has completely split up the mother comes into "heat" again

The average life span of a Bengal tiger is 8-10 years

Bibliography

Wikipedia

Wonderclub.com

Allexperts.com

Indiantiger.org

Savethetigerfund.org

tigers.missouri.edu

animals.nationalgeographic.com

Defenders.org

Bbc.co.uk

Pictures-of-cats.org

Biome

Forests

Deciduous forests

Coniferous forests

Tropical rain forests

Grasslands

Temperate grasslands

Tropical savannas

Diet

Pigs

Deers

Antiloptes

Buffalos

A hungry bengal tiger can eat up to 60 pounds of meat in one night