Scientific name : Panthera tigris jacksoni / malayensis
Diet : Carnivore
Type : Mammals
Average lifespan in wild : About 15 – 20 years
Size : Averagely 2.4 meters in length
Weight : Weight around 120kg
IUCN : Critically endangered
- It is the second-smallest living subspecies of tigers in the world. It is, however, the smallest mainland tiger subspecies.
- Malayan tigers are great swimmers and are even known to cross rivers when necessary.
- The male Malayan tiger is very territorial and will fight with other males who enter the area.