Amur Tiger Found mainly in the Siberian birch woods, the Amur tiger is currently one of the species closest to becoming extinct. The
main reasons for the dramatic decline of this beautiful cat include poaching, illegal trade and the belief that Amur tigers have magical
healing powers in various parts of their bodies. The Amur tiger is the largest member of the family of cats (Felidae) – a male may weigh as
much as 300 kg. It is a skilled jumper and swimmer.
Each and every tiger has a unique set of stripes on its body.
- Latin name: Panthera tigris altaica