The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, reaching a total body length of up to m ( ft) over. Short video clip about Bengal tiger. Posting this video as requested by KAMPACX Enjoy in HD! The video. The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is the most numerous of the tiger subspecies. By , the total population was estimated at fewer than 2, individuals Characteristics · Distribution and habitat · Ecology and behavior · Threats. Between and , the Wildlife Protection Society of India has documented cases of tigers killed in India, which is just a fraction of the actual poaching and trade in tiger parts during those years. WWF works with local partners to strengthen antipoaching efforts and reduce threats to the natural habitat in India, Nepal and Bhutan. The goals are to manage tigers as a single metapopulation , the dispersal of which between core refuges can help maintain genetic, demographic, and ecological integrity, and to ensure that species and habitat conservation becomes mainstreamed into the rural development agenda. It has to decide if it wants to keep its natural heritage for future generations, a heritage more important than the cultural one, whether we speak of its temples, the Taj Mahal, or others, because once destroyed it cannot be replaced. The Journal of Wildlife Management. Into Africa 1st ed. They suckle for 3—6 months, and begin to eat small amounts of solid food at about 2 months of age. There are well-organised gangs of professional poachers, who move from place to place and set up camp in vulnerable areas. In Bhutan wurden im Jahr der Bestand mit Tieren angegeben. The tigers living in the Sundarbans are threatened by habitat destruction, prey depletion, highly aggressive and rampant intraspecific competition , tiger-human conflict, and direct tiger loss. Near Threatened Likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future. The New York Times.