Bengal tiger scientific name is Panthera tigris tigris. The Bengal Tiger (also known as the Royal Bengal Tiger) is a subspecies of tigers living in the Indian subcontinent. This is a predatory mammal from the cat family.
The Bengal tiger is the national animal symbol of the state of Bangladesh and is considered the second largest species of tigers in the world. Bengal tigers are one of the most beautiful, graceful and powerful huge cats in nature.
The Bengal tiger is the most numerous species of tigers living in Asia, and is found in dense forests, mangrove swamps and jungles throughout India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal, although the range of habitats of the Bengal tiger population today is much smaller than it was before.
The Bengal tiger is considered the second largest species of tigers in the world, although recent reports of zoologists suggest that the Bengal tiger is on average larger than the Siberian tiger. Bengal tiger has a yellow or light orange thick fur with black or dark brown stripes and a white belly. Strong, muscular limbs help the Bengal tiger develop a huge speed in pursuit of its prey.