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How Does a Tiger adapt to survive in its environment?

Adaptations. The tiger's striped coat helps them blend in well with the sunlight filtering through the treetops to the jungle floor. The tiger's seamless camouflage to their surroundings is enhanced because the striping also helps break up their body shape, making them difficult to detect for unsuspecting prey.

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Also question is, how do tigers adapt to their environment?

Tigers adapt to their environment by evolving camouflaged fur, stealthy hunting habits and very large size. While wild tiger populations are dwindling, they thrive if they are provided with the resources they need, such as forests, water and ample prey. The tiger's stripes are an effective method of camouflage.

Also, how did the Tasmanian Tiger adapt to its environment? They used to live in Australia and New Guinea. Some structural adaptations of the Tasmanian Tiger are that they developed pouches to hold their young in, and also to protect their underbelly while running through tall, grassy fields. Volcanic activity didn't impact the Tasmanian Tigers a lot.

Regarding this, what does a tiger need to survive?

In order to survive, tigers need to live in areas with dense vegetation, access to water and large ungulate -- or hoofed -- prey. The exact habitats the different subspecies of tiger live in varies, although they generally live in forests.

What animals eat tigers?

Tigers prey on deer, moose, rabbits, birds, fish, bear, elk, lynx, hares, pigs, cattle, goats, and some smaller animals. The main food of tigers are buffalos, antelopes, and rodents.

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