AnAge entry for Panthera tigris

Classification (HAGRID: 02581)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Felidae
                    Genus: Panthera
Species
Panthera tigris
Common name
Tiger

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
26.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

One tiger lived 26.3 years at Adelaide Zoo. A hybrid between a tiger and a lion lived 24.2 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,268 days
Male sexual maturity
1,415 days
Gestation
105 days
Weaning
121 days
Litter size
2.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.4
Inter-litter interval
750 days
Weight at birth
1,190 g
Weight at weaning
11,003 g
Adult weight
119,700 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
89%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.5ºC or 99.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
133.8590 W
Body mass
137900.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000971 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 183805
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9694
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