Tigers are one of the largest cats. They have dark vertical stripes with orange-reddish fur. Tigers can grow up to a length of 3.3 metres. A male tiger can attain a maximum weight of 306 kilograms.
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Tigers originally grew as big as 700 pounds. Now tigers only grow to be around 300 pounds. They weigh about half a pound at birth. They will gain about half a pound a day in their first couple of years. You can find more information here: http://www.tigerfriends.com/tigers.html