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tiger

the large, 3 ft (1 m) high, 10 ft (3 m) long, yellow and black vertically striped cat. Called also Panthera tigris.

tiger heart
the striped and mottled myocardium of young cattle affected by a malignant form of foot-and-mouth disease.
tiger snake
tan to olive, with creamy yellow cross bands, venomous Australian snake. Envenomation is characterized by muscular weakness, flaccid paralysis, pupillary dilatation, restlessness, myoglobinuria, and a high serum creatine phosphokinase. Called also Notechis scutatus. Western tiger snake is called Notechis scutatus occidentalis.
tiger stripe
see reticulated leukotrichia.
tiger stripe colon
the striking lesion of parallel lines of hemorrhages and congestion in the colon of cattle with rinderpest, acute mucosal disease and bovine malignant catarrhal fever. Called also zebra marks.
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2010: Evaluating the status of the endangered tiger Panthera tigris and its prey in Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, India.
1981: The social organization of tigers Panthera tigris in Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal.
With the global focus on tiger Panthera tigris conservation and recovery (Seidensticker 2010), monitoring large ungulates in Asia is essential given that prey densities appear to be a key determinant of tiger population dynamics (Karanth et al.
The largest felid in the world, the tiger Panthera tigris, is threatened due to habitat destruction, prey depletion and poaching (Nowell & Jackson 1996).