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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Siberian Tiger


Beauty Of Animal | Siberian Tiger | Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), also known as Amur, Altaic, Korean, Chinese, North or Tiger Ussuri, is a subspecies of tiger, which ranged from one-time in all parts of West Asia, Central Asia and eastern Russia, and as far as eastern Alaska during prehistoric times , although it is now completely confined in the region of the Amur - Ussuri Primorsky Krai and Khabarovsk Krai in far eastern Siberia, where they are now protected her. It is the largest of the dynasty and the last nine tiger felid largest of living, and to achieve 320 kg (710 lbs) in a sample special. Genetic research in 2009 revealed that the current population Siberian tiger is almost identical to the Caspian Tiger, now has a population of Western thought extinct may once have been a distinct subspecies.
Characterized by the skull of a Siberian tiger, which is generally larger in size, as well as the huge development at the top of the sagittal length and strength exceeds that of other tigers and the lion. The maximum length of the skull in things is a male tiger from 361.8 to 383 mm (14.24 to 15.1 in), while females range from 279.7 to 310.2 mm (11.01 to 12.21 in) . And the length of the skull of a male Turkestan maximum length from 297.0 to 365.8 mm (11.69 to 14.40 in), while the female was 195.7 to 255.5 mm (7.70 to 10.06 in ). On January 10, 1954, killed a tiger in the Sumbar Kopet Dag, the largest skull of a length of 385 mm (15.2 inches), which is much more than the maximum defined this category of population, with little more than most of the Far East Tigers.
 However, it was condylobasal length of only 305 mm (12.0 inches), smaller than those of the Amur tiger, with a maximum length of recorded condylobasal of 342 mm (13.5 in). Based on measurements of the skull, appears to be the largest Siberian tigers came from Manchuria, where the cats are reduced today to a handful of individuals. Largest skull of Manchuria on the standard measures 406 mm (16.0 in) in length, which is 20-30 mm (0.79 to 1.2 in) more than the maximum length of the skull made by the Tigers from the Amur region and northern India.
Siberian tigers reach sexual maturity at four years of age. Mate at any time of the year. And acceptance of women signals it by leaving urine deposits and scratches on trees. She said she will spend 5 or 6 days with the male, which is receptive for three days. Pregnancy lasts from one and a half months 3-3. Litter size is usually two or four cubs, but there can be up to six. The blind cubs born in Den protected and left alone when the female leaves to find food.
It is divided equally between the sexes cubs at birth. However, before the age of puberty, there are usually 2-4 females per male. The female cubs stay with their mothers for a longer period, and later the establishment of areas close to the original ranges. Males, on the other hand, travel unaccompanied and as far earlier in their lives, making them more vulnerable to thieves and other tigers.

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