Malayan tiger

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Malayan tiger
A Malayan tiger at the Cincinnati Zoo, the United States of America
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Feliformia
Family: Felidae
Subfamily: Pantherinae
Genus: Panthera
P. t. tigris
Trinomial name
Panthera tigris tigris
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Range of the Malayan tiger

formerly P. t. jacksoni Luo et al., 2004

The Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni) is a 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.

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