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The Mighty Bengal Tiger Challenge

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
It is a known fact that the tiger is a mighty and fearless hunter.

Let us see how much do you know about this elegant and powerful beast!
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The Bengal Tiger also known as the Indian tiger is one of the biggest cat sub species on earth today.
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The Royal Bengal Tiger as it was initially called, has been around the Indian subcontinent since 12,000 to 16,500 years.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
As per the 2018 global Bengal Tiger population, India has around 2,600-3,300, Bangladesh has around 300-500, Nepal has around 220-270 and Bhutan has around 100 Bengal Tigers.
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Male Bengal Tigers have an average length of 210 cm to 310 cm while females have an average length of 240 to 265 cm. This includes a tail 85 to 110 cm long.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Being diurnal, Bengal Tigers mainly hunt during dusk & dawn and prefer hunting large ungulates such as Chital, Sambar & Gaur etc.
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Bengal Tigers have the longest canines than any living cat on earth. They also have retractable claws which help in climbing trees.
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An adult female Bengal Tiger weighs around 100 to 160 kg and a male weighs around 175 to 260 kg. The average height at the shoulders is about 90 to 110 cm.
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The pale coloration in White Bengal Tiger is due to the lack of pheomelanin pigments that produce the orange coloration and is not an albino.
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Richard Parker is the name of the Bengal Tiger who plays the lead role in the 2012 movie ‘Life of Pi’ which is based on a novel by the same name published in 2001.
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The population of Bengal Tigers in 2008 was 1,411 which rose to 2,226 in 2014 and again rose by 30% to 2,967 in 2020 due to the strict laws of the Indian government.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Well Done!!

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 Amruta Deshpande

Apr 22, 2021
Credits
Hans-Jurgen Mager, Mike Marrah, Ralph Mayhew, Lasse Rindsborg, Simon Infanger, Efe Yağız Soysal, Rishabh Pandoh, Keyur Nandaniya, Kartik Iyer, mana5280, Saptarshi Ghosh, Joshua Lee