If a human comes too close and surprises a sleeping or a feeding tiger (particularly if it is a tigress with cubs), the tiger may attack and kill a human.
At what age do tigers become dangerous?
No. By the time a tiger is six months old, it’s already dangerous. After a year, it will be three-quarters grown and, however cute, potentially lethal.
How do you get a tiger cub?
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Are Tigers more dangerous than lions?
Although lions are strong in general, tigers are in fact stronger. They are more muscular, more active and have better agility compared to lions. They also tend to be more aggressive as lions are considered to be lazy animals.
Does Tiger eat its cubs?
Wildlife experts say cubs are usually raised by their mothers and male tigers often kill cubs they come across. Officials believe there is no recorded evidence of males behaving like this.
Do black tigers exist?
So-called black tigers are due to pseudo-melanism. Pseudo-melanistic tigers have thick stripes so close together that the tawny background is barely visible between stripes. Pseudo-melanistic tigers exist and can be seen in the wild and in zoos. Such tigers are said to be getting more common due to inbreeding.
Can Tigers be friendly to humans?
Most tigers will only attack a human if they cannot physically satisfy their needs otherwise. Tigers are typically wary of humans and usually show no preference for human meat. Although humans are relatively easy prey, they are not a desired source of food.