The Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), also known as the Amur tiger, is the largest of tiger subspecies. Wild Siberian tigers are found in the Primosky and Khabarovski Krais areas of the Russian Far East, with another small population of about 35 occurring on the Russia-China border. They can weigh up to 660 pounds with males growing up to more than 10.5 ft from head to tail. This photo shows brother Siberian tiger cubs playing hide and seek. (Helen E. Grose - Dreamstime)
This breed is found in the coldest areas of Southeastern Russia and in few areas of China and Korea. It is very sad to say but this is an endangered species. We have just 350-400 tigers in the wild areas and approximately 490 tigers in the zoos. Well, Siberian tigers are among the most interesting creatures and a very important part of the ecosystem. Let's read some Siberian tiger facts in the article below. About Siberian Tigers Siberian tigers habitat is cold. They are known for their...
This tiger cub, playing in its enclosure, is of mixed Bengal and Siberian parentage. Siberian tigers have paler orange fur than other tiger subspecies and brown instead of black stripes. Their fur is thicker than that of tigers that live in southern Asia to accommodate for cold winter conditions. (Kitsen - Dreamstime)