Malayan tiger

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Malayan tiger
A Malayan tiger in water
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Panthera
Species: P. tigris
Subspecies: P. t. jacksoni
Trinomial name
Panthera tigris jacksoni
Luo et al., 2004
Range map

The Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni) is a new subspecies of the tiger that was discovered in 2004. People used to think they were Indo-Chinese tigers, But now they have their own subspecies. They have the same length and weight as the Indo-Chinese tiger. They live in southern Malaysia and they are an endangered species.