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Tiger Pictures
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This site has tiger pictures, interesting facts, wallpaper, and more. Tigers need our protection. The more we understand, the more we can do to help save them.

Tigers are an endangered species. Wild tigers in Asia -- their natural habitat -- may soon disappear. As conservationist, Marjorie Stoneman Douglas, has been paraphrased: Saving the tiger is a test. If we pass, we get to keep the planet.
Source: Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Fact: Tigers keep their claws sharp for hunting by pulling in their retractable claws into a protective sheath.
Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Fact: Most tigers have more than 100 stripes, and no two tigers have identical stripes. Sources: Wikipedia and National Georaphic

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A Siberian tiger in all his majesty-- and doesn't he know it!
Image Source: Hollingsworth, John and Karen, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Fact: A group of tigers is called a streak. Source: The Tiger Foundation

Fact: Tigers have been classified by scientists into eight subspecies: Indian (or Bengal), Indo-Chinese, Sumatran, Amur (or Siberian), South China, Caspian (extinct), Java (extinct), and Bali (extinct).
Source: Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Fact: There are probably fewer than 500 Sumatran tigers on the island of Sumatra. Source: Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Fact: The roar of a tiger can be heard more than a mile away. Source: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

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You don't want to catch this tiger by the tail!
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Other tiger sightings on the Web:

Places you can go to help save the tiger:
5 Tigers.org is the ultimate tiger information center on the Internet. Definitely worth a visit!

The Save the Tiger Fund is "dedicated to supporting the conservation of Asia's remaining wild tigers."

The World Wildlife Fund has a very nice website about tigers. They have pictures, conservation information, and ways you can help save the tiger.

The Carnivore Preservation Trust is a wildlife sanctuary, that educates the public while saving tigers and other animals that are no longer wanted.

Kids for Tigers is a way for children to get involved in helping to save their planet. This website also has online tiger games and fun activities!

The International Year of the Tiger Foundation is a "non-profit organization working to prevent the extinction of the world's wild tigers."

Riverglen Tigers is a sanctuary for old, maimed, and unwanted tigers. Gifts are tax deductible.

Tiger resources for teachers:
5 Tigers.org teacher's resources is a wonderful place to go for classroom material and projects!

Download a variety of lesson plans from Kids for Tigers. (You will need Adobe Acrobat.)

Tigers in Crisis is a beautiful website with information and pictures.

This website has a lot of information and facts about tigers. A great resource for teachers!

Tigers on the Web:
The Realm of India's wild & endangered Bengal Tigers. Information, pictures, and lots more.

The Tiger Foundation has tiger video clips, wallpaper, a photo gallery, and tiger sounds!

White-Tigers.org has information and pictures about these rare animals.

The Tiger Chase is a ficiton novel based around the South China tiger, by author Andrew McDermott.

Save the Tiger Fund

Note from the Webmaster: Tiger Pictures & Facts has no affiliation with the third party links at this website. I'm just a private individual who wants to help save tigers. Please consider supporting a tiger refuge or foundation like the ones listed above. Thank you.

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