Tigers love water and rest frequently in a pool or pond to warm periods of the day

Solitaire, Tiger does not share its territory, especially among males. The male tiger has a territory that includes two to three areas reserved for females, the record being seven females in the territory of a male The males roam their territory regularly, which can take several weeks

All tigers, males or females mark their territory with their urine or their droppings. To prevent intruders, they may also signal their presence by scratching the bark of trees. Outside the breeding periods, or when the female raises her offspring, the meetings are avoided: Kailash Sankhala observed a pair of tigers in the same enclosure of the zoo Delhi never used the same roads and have separate areas in their area but reduced outside the estrous cycle of the female

It was reported a few exceptions to the solitude of the tigers: they are often males remain near females, and sometimes agree to share their prey. Young tigers from the same siblings sometimes join forces to capture larger prey. However, these behaviors are not common, and encounters between tigers are often reduced to the breeding season

The tiger usually has several dens within its territory, and he uses that best suits its current needs. The territory of a tiger varies greatly depending on the availability of prey. For example, in parts of India or Nepal, where prey is abundant, the territories of males between 30 and covers 72 km 2 and that of females may be less than 20 km 2. But in Siberia, where prey is scarce, it is 800 to 1 000 km 2 of territory for a male and up to 400 km 2 with a female


The tiger has a large repertoire of vocalizations, different according to use: presence awareness, call for a female cry of attack ... The roar can be heard three kilometers away they are typically used to signal their presence to females and tigers pass, but can sometimes indicate that hunting has been successful

A tiger vocalizations remains "inexplicable": it is a kind of "pook," which resembles the cry of the sambar. Its function is unknown

The tiger also pushes an "ouff" nose, a kind of snorting: cry friendly named German prusten. In nature, it is issued when two tigers meet on neutral territory. This sound is produced by two other cats: the snow leopard and jaguar

Tigers do purr that during expiration, while the cats also purr inspiration.

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