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5 Species of Panthera: Tiger

From snow leopards to tigers, many big cats from the genus “panthera” are rare and endangered.

Tigers are the largest and heaviest of the big cat species. They are amazing hunters from their usual diet of water buffalo, pig and deer, they are also known to hunt crocodiles, bears and leopards. They are also often hunted by humans. Just a paltry 3,200 are left in the wild. Learn more about saving the wild tigers here.

See our tiniest big cats on the live Kitten Rescue Cam and explore more tiger photos here.