Tigers are the largest cats in the world. Their body length may exceed 3 meters. How much does an adult tiger weigh?
There are several species of tigers in the world that vary in size and weight. For example, the weight of an adult, largest Siberian tiger may well exceed 300 kg. Some individuals weigh more than 350 kg – 360 kg.
An adult Bengal tiger weighs an average of about 200 kg. The smallest, however, the Sumatran tiger weighs from 110 to 140 kg.
How much did the world’s heaviest tiger weigh? The heaviest tiger was Jaipur – a Siberian tiger kept in captivity. His weight was as much as 465 kg. At the time of weighing, he was about 7 and a half years old.