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Largest feline carnivore

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  • Who: Panthera tigris altaica (Siberian tiger)

  • What: Largest feline carnivore

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The male Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), averages 3.15 m (10 ft 4 in) in length from the nose to the tip of the extended tail, stands 99-107 cm (39 in-42 in) at the shoulder and weighs about 265 kg (580 lb).

A Bengal tiger (P. t. tigris) shot in northern Uttar Pradesh, India in November 1967 measured 3.22 m (10 ft 6 in) between pegs (3.37 m or 11 ft 1 in over the curves) and weighed 389 kg (857 lb) (cf. 2.82 m or 9 ft 3 in and 190 kg or 418 lb for an average male).


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