Javan Tiger - Panthera tigris sondaica
The Javan tiger
, Panthera tigris sondaica
, formerly ranged on the Indonesian
island of Java and was last seen in 1972 and has become extinct in the last
30 years. Three tiger subspecies have been declared to be extinct in the past
70 years, the Bali, Caspian and Javan tigers.
Scientific Name: Panthera tigris sondaica
Range: Indonesian Island of Java
Female: 75-115kg (165 - 253 pounds)
Male: 100-141kg (220 - 310 pounds)
Male: 2480mm (8'-3")
Diet: All tigers are carnivorous. Tiger prey consists mostly of pigs, deer, antelope,
buffalo and other large mammals, although tigers have been known to hunt smaller
mammals and birds.
Gestation Period: 100-100 Days (Averaging 103 Days)
Cub Maturity: 18 months - 2 Years
Cubs Per Litter: (Usually 2-3 cubs) Cubs are born blind and weigh 2-3 pounds.
Lifespan: Tigers live for 10-15 Years
Predators: Unknown, Man
Social Structure: Solitary (except during Mating Season)
Territory Size: Unknown. Today tigers occur in parts of India, Manchuria, China,
Indonesia and Russia (Siberia).
Conservation Status: Extinct since the 1970's.
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