ANIMAL: Indochinese Tiger Panthera corbetti Type of Animal: Feline Habitat: Tropical/subtropical forest, grassland, mountains, hills, mangroves Location(s): Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Burma, Thailand Appearance: Orange w/ black stripes/white belly, male larger than female, slight mini-mane on mature male, striped tail, whitish whiskers Food/Diet: Pigs, cattle, buffalo, deer, muntjac, primates, rabbits, hares, equines, goats, sheep, foxes, bears, dogs, birds, carrion, fish, porcupines, elephant calves, tapirs, rhino calves, dholes, clouded leopards, leopard cubs, reptiles (especially crocodilians, pythons, & monitor lizards), rodents, badgers, civets. Rare cases of man-eating tigers. Status in Wild: Critically Endangered Conservation: Breeding from zoos, breeding centers, & wildlife parks Lifestyle: Solitary, though siblings sometimes live together for a while after leaving mom. Male-female pairs sometimes hunt together/share kills out of breeding season. Additional Info: Called: Male-Tiger Female-Tigress Young-Cub Group-Streak Weight: Male-330-430 lbs Female-221-287 lbs Young-20 lbs Gestation: 3.5 months Life Span: 15 years in wild, up to 20 years in captivity Height: Male-3 ft Female-2.5 ft Body Length: Male-8.5-9.4 ft Female-7.7-8.8 ft Tail Length: Male-4 ft Female-3.8 ft Occasionally, crocodiles prey on adults. However, these result in fights to death w/ first one dead getting eaten. Cubs preyed on by black bears, strange male tigers, leopards, dholes, & large pythons. Highly endangered due to medicinal trade, logging/deforestation, habitat loss, persecution as livestock killer/man-eater, hunting for sport/fur/meat, pet trade of cubs, loss of prey, & inbreeding. Fights over territory fierce, often resulting in death. Each male territory has 3-5 female territories. Sexually mature at 2-2.5 years old. Male tigers kill cubs that aren’t their own. Territory marked w/ urine & claw marks. Cubs stay w/ mom for up to 2 years. Fun Fact(s): Roar can be heard over a mile away. Like other tigers, females highly protective of cubs. They stalk prey for up to 25 minutes.