Tigers generally gain independence at two years of age and attain sexual maturity at 3-4 years for females and at 4-5 years for males.
Across their range, tigers face unrelenting pressure from poaching, retaliatory killings and habitat loss. They are forced to compete for space with dense and often growing human populations.
Bengal tiger walking beside lake
South China Tiger
Indochinese Tiger Drinking
Sumatran Tiger Cubs
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Illeagal Wildlife Trade
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