Category: Big Cats
Facts about Indochinese tigers. "Scientific name for Indochinese tiger is Panthera tigris corbetti". The Indochinese tiger is a tiger breed dispersed all through the Indochina area of Southeastern Asia. The Indochinese Tiger is a lonely mammal and their mysterious behavior has made them hard to watch and study in the untamed, so there is little known facts are available about them. When the Indochinese Tiger breed is compared to other tiger breed, this tiger is usually smaller in size.
Features of Indochinese tiger
The major difference that sets them separated is their thinner stripes and the deeper, more vivacious orange color of their fur that is occasionally mentioned as golden color. The size of the male Indochinese Tiger ranges from 7 feet 2 in to 7 feet 9 in (2.2 m to 2.4 meters), whereas the size of the females ranges between 6 1/2 feet to 7 feet 9 inches (2 m and 2.2 meters). The male breeds carry a body weight that ranges from 330 to 440 pounds (150 kg and 200 kg), whereas the female ones are found with a body weight that ranges from 220 to 286 pounds (100 kg to 130 kg).
Owing to the dwindling numbers of Indochinese Tiger breeds, these tigers are recognized to inbreed, mating with accessible instant family members. Inbreeding in this breed has caused damaged genes, lowers sperm count, sterility and in a few cases, imperfections, such as squints, cleft palates, swayback and crossed-eyes.
Behavior of Indochinese tiger
Indochinese Tiger breeds prey mostly on medium-sized and large-sized untamed ungulates. The diet of these tigers includes wild pigs, Sambar deer, serow, and big bovids, such as banteng and young gaur. These tiger breeds mate all through the year, but most often they mate from November to early April. Following a development period of 3.5 months, a female Indochinese breed is able to give birth to maximum of seven cubs. The cubs of these Indochinese Tiger breeds are born with their ears and eyes closed until they start to open and function some days after their birth.
The average lifespan of the Indochinese Tiger breed ranges from 15 years to 26 years of age, according to the factors, such as living conditions and whether they are in captivity or wild.