SIX TYPES OF TIGERS:
There are currently 6 subspecies of tigers. The different subspecies are found in areas of Asia, India and Russia. The largest subspecies is found in snowy areas of Russia. The smallest and darkest subspecies is found farther south, in the jungles of Indonesia. Tigresses (females) are always smaller than males.
SIBERIAN OR AMUR TIGER - the largest of the tiger subspeciesThis species of tiger can be fond anywhere from Western and Central Asia to eastern Russia.
BENGAL OR INDIAN TIGER - This most common subspecies of tiger is as its name suggest found mainly on the Indian subcontinent.
INDOCHINESE TIGER - These tigers are about 20% smaller and are darker than Bengal tigers. This subspecies can currently be found in Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand, and Vietnam.
MALAYAN TIGER - This subspecies was proved to be a “true subspecies”, living in Thailand and Malaysia in 2004.
SOUTH CHINA TIGER - These tigers are slightly smaller than the Indochinese subspecies.
SUMATRAN TIGER - Even though the Sumatran is one of the smallest tiger subspecies, it still is a pretty big cat and is the length of a school cafeteria table!