Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae)
But in reality there are still many protected animal trading or processed products derived from endangered species. One of endangered species and often the target of hunters because the price is very expensive skin Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae).
Reduced tigers due to poaching animals other than itself, also caused by the destruction of the habitat of these animals. Decreasing the number of wild boar as the main meal of the Sumatran tiger also affected the decrease in the tiger population. In one year, a tiger was able to spend 50 pigs forest, so that if the population of wild boar thinning the Sumatran tiger population is also threatened.
Sumatran tigers survive between 15-20 years, a long time. Tigress able to bear children 2-3 tails after 103 days pregnant. Cub will suckle its mother during the first 8 weeks with no other foods. They can only hunt after the age of about 18 months.
Sumatran tigers can be recognized from the color and shape of her body. Its features include:
Darker colors with black patterns dominant than the other tiger, Panthera tigris sumatrae has thin stripes texture.
Many overgrown beard hair.
Female Sumatran tiger weighs about 200 pounds, equivalent to 91 kg with a length of 78 inches or 198 cm
Male Sumatran tiger is heavier with a weight of 300 pounds or 140kg with an average size of 92 inches or 250 cm from head to foot.
Feather flock of females will be changed to dark green when giving birth.
One mainstay or superiority Sumatran tiger is a wild animal's eyes and ears have very sharp. It was instrumental in helping the lives of those who thrive in the wild nature.
Unique of food tiger by the locals nicknamed "cat water" is this animal also like durian, whereas tigers are including carnivorous animals. The main natural food is wild boar, deer, poultry, fish and forests.