A tiger’s gestation period is 96-111 days and 1-5 cubs are born.
A tiger’s gestation period is 96-111 days and 1-5 cubs are born. On average, tigers experience a gestation period for 103 days and birth a litter of 2-3 cubs.
In Siberian tigers the average litter size is 2.65 (n=123;) similar averages have been found in other tiger subspecies.
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• Sources | (Larson, 2006; Sunquist and Sunquist, 2002; Ullasa, 2001; World Animal Foundation, Tiger, Tiger Fact Sheet)