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A quick check of Wikipedia informs me that the Panthera tigris is an apex predator and obligate carnivore, native to East and South Asia.
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Description: Russia holds the world's largest population of tigers? the Amur subspecies, Panthera tigris altaica.
Reptiles include the endemic chameleon Chamaeleo tigris, Seychelles house snake Boaedon geometricus, Seychelles wolf snake Lycognathophis seychellensis, the introduced blind snake Ramphotyphlops braminus, green geckos Phelsuma sundbergi and P. astriata, bronze gecko Ailuronyx sechellensis, and skinks Mabuya sechellensis, Scelotes gardineri, and S. braueri.
In the 70 years since Corbett bagged his last tiger, the balance of power between Panthera tigris and mankind has been dramatically reversed.
He has published over 20 scholarly articles and book chapters and is currently co-editing Tigers of the World: The Biology, Politics, and Conservation of Panthera tigris.
Man-eating behaviour of tigers (Panthera tigris Linn) of the Sundarbans - twenty-eight years 'record analysis.
The social organisation of tigers (Panthera tigris) in Royal Chitawan National Park.
The Sundarbans of Bangladesh and India support one of the largest populations of tiger Panthera tigris (EN), with an estimated 350 in that of the former.
"Rarum fit cum tigris." or ... seldom done with tigers!
Yet this practice, which converts solitary predators into livestock for Chinese consumers, has been hailed as a pragmatic strategy for bringing the endangered tiger (panthera tigris) back from the brink of extinction.
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From Middle Persian Tigr "arrow", originally from Old Persian Tigra "pointed" or "sharp"
August 31, 2009