|The Caspian Tigers were medium-sized having closely striped
fur. They was once found along the Caspian sea to Iran, Afghanistan and the
southern USSR. They are now thought to be extinct.
||The Chinese Tigers
have not been seen in the wild
for many years and only about 40 survive in zoos around the world. Also
called the Manchurian Tigers.
||The Bali Tigers were already rare in
the last one was shot in 1937.
||The Sumatran Tigers
lived of the island of Sumatra,
most of them were killed by poachers. Because of the loss of their forest home,
only about 150 Sumatran Tigers survive in zoos.
|The Indochinese Tigers
are found from southern
China and eastern Burma to Vietnam and the Malay Peninsula. There are less than 50 left in the wild.
||The Javan Tigers,
are from the island of Java and are almost certainly extinct. They were the smallest of the tigers, having a
rather dark coat.
||The Siberian Tigers
are the largest of the
tigers. They live in the far eastern part of Russia and part of the
north-eastern parts of China. There are only about 300 surviving in
the wild, but over 600 in zoos.
||The Indian Tigers
have the largest population
today. There are around 4,000 left. They are a medium-sized tiger
with a short glossy coat of rich golden brown, and they live in a wide
variety of habitats.
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