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Amur Tiger (photo)

Amur tigers, also known as Siberian tigers, are located in northeast China, eastern Russia and parts of North Korea. This region is called the Amur Region, named after the Amur River which forms a small portion of the eastern border between China and Russia. This region is characterized by mountainous areas and coniferous forests. The climate of the Amur region largely varies from summer to winter. In the summer, it may be mild to hot. In the winter, it may be bitterly cold, especially at higher altitudes.

Amur tigers, like other tigers, are solitary. Each tiger will have a large territory that they will roam in search of food and at times a mate. Male tigers’ territories will often cross those of several females’ territories, but will generally not cross the territories of other males. In their territories, Amur tigers may have a den or lair in a cave or other area.

Source: http://www.theanimalspot.com/amurtiger.htm

Awesome photo of an increasingly rare species!
John Loeffler, Fountain City, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

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