Bengal Tiger - The accepted record weight, per the Guinness Book of World Records, for a wild tiger was 860 lb for a Bengal tiger shot in 1967, though its weight may have been boosted by the fact that it had eaten a water buffalo the previous night.
Happy World Tiger Day! In honor of these iconic cats, featured below are 4 of our cherished Bengal friends, stars of the Tigers of India show sporting 4 color variations of the Bengal tiger, Golden Tabby, Snow White, White, and Standard: (Left to right) Bhutan, Madras, Nina, and Tamara. Share this post to help raise awareness of tiger conservation! Go to http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/goto/TigerAwareness to make a donation to help save this beautiful species!