THE BENGAL TIGER IS IN EXTINCTION (CONSERVATION (Manage, preserve,…
THE BENGAL TIGER IS IN EXTINCTION
It is a large animal that can weigh between 180 and 250 kg and measure more than 3 meters. Its tail is usually 85 to 110 cms.
Height: 90 - 110 cm (At the cross)
Length: Male: 2.7 - 3.1 m, Female: 2.4 - 2.6 m
Body Mass: Male: 220 kg, Female: 140 kg
Poaching and illegal trade
Degradation, fragmentation and habitat loss
The remaining five tiger subspecies are in danger, and many conservation programs have been implemented.
Tigers are hunted as trophies, and also by some parts of their body that are used in traditional Chinese medicine.
In the last hundred years, hunting and destruction of forests have reduced the population of tigers from hundreds of thousands to perhaps less than 2,500.
An important amount is also found in Nepal, Bhutan, Burma and Tibet.
The Bengal tiger is mostly an Asian animal, inhabiting especially in India and Bangladesh.
In these regions it lives in savannas and tropical forests
Although it is possible to see it closely in zoos around the world, where it lives in captivity.
They are carnivores and hunt from peacocks to Asian buffaloes and gaures (including large males that reach 1000 kg in weight)
going through a whole range of prey that includes monkeys, wild boars, tapirs, deer and antelopes.
Manage, preserve, protect and improve tigers' habitats effectively.
End poaching, smuggling and illegal trade in tigers and body parts.
The most numerical populations of bengal tigers are found in India, but there is not much connection between them, due to a very severe fragmentation of the habitat.
Cooperate in the management and control of borders.
Search for foreign economic support.
Tigers in captivity, it is estimated that there are currently about 20,000 specimens, many more than those in the wild.
That is why at this moment there are only 3,200 tigers in the state of freedom on our planet