Question: Do Male Tigers Kill 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 male lions kill cubs?

Unlike langurs, male lions live in small groups, which cooperate to take control of a pride from an existing group. They will attempt to kill any cubs that are roughly nine months old or younger, though as in other species, the female will attempt to defend her cubs viciously.

Do male cheetahs kill cubs?

We suggest that cheetahs are unusual among wild felids in that males do not kill unrelated cubs and discuss possible reasons why infanticide does not occur in the species.

Would a male lion beat a tiger?

If there’s a fight, the tiger will win, every time.” Lions hunt in prides, so it would be in a group and the tiger as a solitary creature so it would be on its own. A tiger is generally physically larger than a lion. Most experts would favor a Siberian and Bengal tiger over an African lion.”

What animal can kill a tiger?

Hunting alone, a tiger can take down prey four to five times its own size. While studying wild tigers over a quarter century I have tried to learn how they locate, stalk, ambush, subdue, and kill their prey—typically deer and wild pigs. Occasionally tigers kill calves of elephants and rhinos.