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What is a baby tiger called?

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A baby tiger is called a cub. Tigers give birth, on average, every 2 to 2.5 years, with each litter containing two to three cubs. As of 2014, tigers are considered endangered, with a worldwide population of approximately 3,200.

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What is a baby tiger called?
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Tigers are the largest of the big cats of Asia. They can weigh between 220 to 660 pounds and have a length of 4 to 10 feet. They are generally solitary animals and hunt alone by stalking prey. To do so, they rely more on their hearing and sight rather than smell. Tigers can be found in several types of forests, including temperate forests, evergreen forests and rainforests. They also live in savannas, grasslands and mangrove swamps.

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