Meet Our Animals > Amur Tiger
Quick Facts
Native to Far-eastern Russia, Northeastern China, Northern North Korea
Primary Diet Deer, elk, and wild boars
Adult Weight Males 450 to 675 pounds; Females 250 to 400 pounds
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Status Endangered

Amur Tiger

Amur tigers have the palest orange coats and fewest stripes of all tiger subspecies. No two tigers have the same pattern of stripes. Face markings can be used like human fingerprints for identification. Unlike many other cat species, tigers readily enter water and are good swimmers.


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