Royal Bengal Tiger ( Panthera tigris
tigris ) is the real King of Jungle and now growing very fast in
India as recent tiger census has shown that Royal Bengal Tiger
population is increasing in India and is seen as success of Project
Tiger Porgramme . Bengal Tiger which is found at Rajaji National
Park has height of 3 feet and weight from 130 kgs to 180 kgs, Tigers
food is deer,wild boar , antelope etc.|
Tiger lives in
humid evergreen forest and mangrove swamps ,breeding of tiger is 3-4
cubs in a time and pregnancy takes about 3.5 month , Tiger is an
generally rests during day in shade and begins to hunt for food uses
its eye sight & hearing power for hunting, Tiger can not see
great distances , when it is close to prey it runs like lightening
and pounce on prey and take it on ground.
Tiger usually eats 5 kg at a time but can eat as much as 27 kg in
one night , Two Tiger greet each other by rubbing heads and making a
"purring" sound , Tiger is a super predator and important member of
carnivorous family , was dominating in all over south east Asia but
now is a limited spread over India ,Pakistan ,China , Mongolia,
Thailand and Sumatra.
Tiger leads the solitary
life and courtship period and association between mother and Cubs is
the only association & socialization of Tigers.
Very soon Rajaji National Park is going to Part of Project Tiger and
will be known as Rajaji Tiger Reserve., Siberian Tigers are big in
size and their fur is thick then Indian Tiger, Tiger live where
water & prey are available with places to hide .
It is called Royal Bengal Tiger as
Bengal was fixed as traditional locality of binomen Panthera tigris
and nomenclature was done by British taxonomist Reginald Innes
Pocock in year 1929 , Royal Bengal Tiger is national animal of
India, Royal Bengal Tiger has yellow color fur with black stripes ,
lower body parts are white in color .
A male Tiger has average sixe of 270
cm - 310 cm and female Tiger has average size of 240 - 265 cm ,
Average weight of male Tiger could be 200- 250 Kgs , Female Tiger
has average weight in between 100 Kgs - 150 Kgs. No need to say that
Tiger is carnivours animal and is totally a killing Machine.
Rajaji National Park has more then
20 Tigers and Gohri range has where Junglee Resort is located has
very good movement of Tigers.