Tigers SI


The Bengal tiger  (also known as the Royal Bengal tiger) is a subspecies of tiger , found across the Indian subcontinent. The Bengal tiger  is the national animal  of Bangladesh and is considered to be the second largest tiger  in the world. The Bengal tiger  is the most numerous species of tiger  in  Asia  and is found in dense forests and mangrove swamps and jungles throughout India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. Hence due to habitat loss caused by deforestation, and hunting by human poachers, the Bengal tiger  is considered to be an endangered species. There are thought to be around 2,000 Bengal tiger  left in the wild.  

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Issue Date: 28.01.2015
Values: Rf 70