Monday, November 12, 2018

Do tigers have striped skin?

From: Dawn W.
Sent: November 12, 2018
To: undisclosed recipients
Subject: Fw: Do tigers have striped skin?




Tigers have striped skin not just striped fur. The stripes are like fingerprints and no two tigers have the same pattern. The species name Tigris is Greek for "arrow". ... Once a tiger has spotted its prey, it sneaks as close as possible to its victim.
Tiger Facts - National Geographic
https://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/animals/tiger-facts.aspx



What color is the skin of a tiger?
Although different species vary slightly, the base coat is generally a golden hue, the stripes ranging from dark brown or grey to black, and the underside of the tiger white. Interestingly, the skin of the tiger is also striped beneath the patterned fur.
Tigers Skin And Fur
https://www.tigers.org.za/skin-and-fur.html

Why do Tigers have striped skin?
A tiger's stripes help to break up the outline of its body and make it hard to see. They also look like shadows as the tiger stalks through long grass in the moonlight. Tigers have striped skin not just striped fur. The stripes are like fingerprints and no two tigers have the same pattern.
Tiger Facts - National Geographic
https://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/animals/tiger-facts.aspx

What color is a tiger's fur?
Although different species vary slightly, the base coat is generally a golden hue, the stripes ranging from dark brown or grey to black, and the underside of the tiger white. Interestingly, the skin of the tiger is also striped beneath the patterned fur.
Tigers Skin And Fur
https://www.tigers.org.za/skin-and-fur.html







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