Tigers

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Tigers (I owe you)
Intro:
I will be doing my report on tigers. Tigers have more than 100 stripes, and no two tigers have the same stripes. Another interesting thing about tigers is that the roar of a tiger can be heard more than a mile away. Tigers are also an endangered species.

Made of cells:
Tigers are multicellular. They have skin cells, blood cells, ad brain cells. They are an animal cell. Need Energy:
Tigers are heterotrophs which means that they get their energy from the food that they eat. Tigers eat mainly deer, wild pigs, water buffalo, and antelope. They have also been seen eating sloth bears, dogs, leopards, crocodiles, monkeys, and hares. Responds to Stimuli:

Tigers respond to stimuli in many different ways. They are nocturnal which means that they hunt at night and they use their stripes for camouflage while hunting. Tigers also respond to stimuli by being excellent swimmers and have also been known to hunt their prey while swimming. Growth and Development:

Tigers grow and develop throughout their whole life. They live to be about 15 years of age. Most of the growing for children happens when they are cubs. They follow their mother out of the den at about 8 weeks old and become independent at 18 months of age. They leave their mother and start their lives on their own at about 2 ½ years on age. Homeostasis:

Tigers maintain homeostasis just like humans and many other mammals do. When they get tired they pant and sweat. They can help this by drinking more water. DNA:
Tigers have many different physical traits. The hind legs of tigers are longer than their front legs. Tigers also have large padded feet that enable them to silently sneak up on their prey in the jungle. Lastly the skull of a tiger is stout and rounded in shape so that they have more support for their powerful jaws. Evolve and Adapt:

Over time tigers are believed to evolved and changed in many ways. Studies have shown that tigers used to have very short tails. It...
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