May your Tuesday be terrific!
Do you know what today is? It’s trivia Tuesday!
Joey and Jinger love tigers! Joey wants to tell you a little about tigers. Did you know Tigers are the largest type of wildcat? They can grow to be four feet tall and weigh 200 to 680 pounds! Tigers are big and they are fast when running!! The Bengal tiger is the most common type of tiger. There are around ten different types of tigers. The biggest of the tigers is the Siberian (Amur) tiger.
Time for some trivia!
Do you know which family tigers belong to?
A.) Canidae B.) Ursidae C.) Felidae D.) Muridae
Facts about tigers:
1. In the wild tigers live 10 to 15 years. In captivity tigers can live up to 25 years.
2. Did you know that a tiger can’t purr like a cat can? A tiger can roar though and the tiger’s roar can be heard for up to 2 miles away!
3. Tigers can run 30-40 mph for a short amount of time.
4. Tiger’s love to swim! Tigers like to go swimming and they don’t mind getting wet.
5. Just like human fingerprints, each tiger’s stripes are unique!
6. Tiger’s fur isn’t the only thing that’s striped their skin is striped too! They are the only species of cat to have stripes on their skin!
7. On average tigers eat about 10-25 pounds of prey a day! They can consume up to 80 or more pounds in one feeding.
8. Tigers are mostly nocturnal which means they are most active during the night. Tigers have excellent eye sight and can see good in the dark!
9. A group of tigers is called a streak of tigers. A baby tiger is called a cub. A female tiger is referred to as a tigress and a male tiger is just called a tiger.
Do you know any facts about tigers that you can share with us?
Books about tigers:
1. Amazing Animals: Tigers by Valerie Bodden
2. National Geographic Readers: Tigers by Laura Marsh
3. The Great Book About Tigers for Kids by G. Guarita
4. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
5. Tigers Can't Purr!: And Other Amazing Facts Thea Feldman
Parents please be sure books are child friendly before reading them to your child/children.
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