Malayan tiger

subspecies of mammal

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.

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

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

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