Siberian Tiger - Sources Animal Planet/Awake Magazine Scientific Name: #Panthera tigris altaica Status: Endangered Number Remaining: estimated 450 cats Average Length: up to 10 feet Average Weight: 396-660 pounds Also known as the #Siberian #tiger, this species of big cat was on the verge of #extinction in the 1940s. There were only about 40 left due to extensive hunting in the Russian Far East. However, the number began increasing when Russia granted the tiger full protection. The…
Ussuri, male Siberian tiger. Ussuri lives at the Bear Creek Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.
LSU's live tiger mascot, Mike, dips into the water at his enclosure.