Tigers are symbols of royalty, power and beauty and are the national animal of India. At this moment they have entered into the category of endangered species, as they have been hunted by people on a large scale for their amazing skin, which fetches a lot of money, and their claws and teeth are the elements of decoration.
The mass killing of this royal animal has decreased its population to such an extent that they are on the verge of extinction. Many wild life reserves, national parks exist in the world to keep this elegant animal from extinction.
Pantera Tigris is the scientific name of tiger and it belongs to a type of Chordata and the class of mammals. The order Carnivora and the family Felidae makes a full address of tiger. The tiger is native to South and East Asia and is peak predator and carnivorous.
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