The Bengal tiger is the national animal of India and Bangladesh. Bengal tigers hunt medium-sized and large-sized animals, such as wild boar (an omnivorous. Common Name: Bengal Tiger. Scientific Name: Panthera tigris tigris. Type: Mammals. Diet: Carnivores. Average life span in The Wild: 8 to 10 years. Size: Head. In this episode of "In the wild ", famous Hollywood Actor Bob Hoskin visits India in search for the majestic. The Gaekwad favoured the lion, had to pay 37, rupees after the lion was killed by the tiger, and decided upon another competitor, that is a Grizzly bear. Retrieved 10 October Female home ranges, recorded using Global Positioning System collars, were some of the smallest recorded for tigers, indicating that the Bangladesh Sundarbans could have one of the highest densities and largest populations of tigers anywhere in the world. Giant Pandas Tigers Elephants Gorillas Sea Turtles Polar Bears Rhinos Whales View species h. The Bachelor of Powalgarh , also known as the Tiger of Powalgarh , was an unusually large Bengal tiger, and is said to have measured 3. Die meisten Königstiger leben in Indien. Tigers in Bangladesh are now relegated to the forests of the Sundarbans and the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Males reach maturity at 4—5 years of age, and females at 3—4 years. The population size for the Bangladesh Sundarbans was estimated as — adult females or — tigers overall. The tiger crest is the emblem on the Chola coins. Bengal tigers have been known to take other predators, such as leopards , wolves , jackals , foxes , crocodiles , Asiatic black bears , sloth bears , and dholes as prey, although these predators are not typically a part of their diet.