Tiger is known as the largest cat, the tiger is essentially similar to the lion in size, although a bit heavier. Different subspecies of tiger have different characteristics as well, in general male tigers weigh between 180 and 320 kg and females weigh between 120 and 180 kg. Male length between 2.6 and 3.3 meters, while females between 2.3 and 2.75 meters. Among the living subspecies, Sumatran tigers are the smallest and the largest Siberian tiger.
In most tiger stripes varies from brown to black. Shape and density lorengnya different subspecies from each other, but almost all tigers have over 100 stripes. Javan tigers are now extinct striped more likely to have more. Unique pattern of each tiger stripe, and can be used to distinguish one another, similar in function to that used fingerprints to identify people. This is not, however, the suggested method of identification, difficulties related to recording the stripe pattern on a wild tiger. It seems the function is to camouflage fatigues, to hide them from prey