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Species:tiger(panthera tigris
Scientific classification:mammal/carnivor/vertebrate
Physical characteristics:size:smallest living subspecies:(sumatran)100-150 kg(2) weight:largest subspecies: amur(siberian)180-300 kg(2)
Population and distribution:in scattered populations from India to Southeast Asia, and in Sumatra China and the Russian Far East(3).
Habitat:tropical forests and grass jungles, coniferous woodlands, mangrove swamps.

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Predation and danger:the tiger is classified as Endangered.
Relationship with humans:human activities are the principal cause of declining tiger numbers.
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