Sagar,Verupakshi&Jeevan(Tigers)

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  • 1. TIGERS Presented by Virupakshi Karemani Sagar Janagonda Jeevan Bodas
  • 2. Introduction
    • The tiger is a mammal of the Felidae family, the largest of four big cats .Tiger was originated in eastern and southern Asia . The tiger is an apex predator and an obligate carnivore .
  • 3. Characteristics
      • Tigers reach up to 3 metres in total length and weighing up to 300 kg.
      • They have great bulk and power.
      • Their unique feature is the pattern of dark vertical stripes that overlays near-white to reddish-orange fur, with lighter underparts.
      • They are also strong swimmers.
      • They can reach speeds of about 50-60km/h.
  • 4. subspecies
    • It is found in parts of India,Bangladesh,
    • Nepal,Bhutan & Burma
    Bengal Tiger
  • 5. Indochinese Sumatran Tiger Tiger
  • 6. Siberian South china Tiger Tiger
  • 7. Habitat
  • 8. Hunting and Diet
    • It feeds on herbivores animals.
    • Like many predators, they are opportunistic and will eat much smaller prey such as monkeys , peacocks deer & buffalo.
  • 9. Reasons for Destruction of Tigers
    • Tiger has been one of the big game animals of Asia.
    • People believe that various tiger parts have medicinal properties.
    • Tigers are poached often for their fur and other body parts.
  • 10. Human being killing tigers
  • 11. Protection of Tigers
    • Project Tiger was launched on April 1, 1973. (headed by Indira Gandhi )
    • Aim : Conservation of tiger in various regions of India.
    • Objectives :It strives to maintain a viable tiger population in their natural environment.
  • 12. RECENT INFORMATION
    • Central Govt.has enhanced the budget for PROJECT TIGER.
    • Centre has decided to create 8 new reserves in the country
    • Centre would spend Rs.600 crores in the 11 th five year plan on protecting the Tigers.
  • 13. THANK YOU!