Tigers are digitigrade and walk on their toes to distribute their weight and walk fluidly and silently.

Like other cats, tigers are digitigrade, that is, they walk on their toes. The soft toe pads distribute the weight over the balls of the feet, giving tigers not only a fluid walking motion, but also a silent one.

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Sources | (Tilson & Nyhus, 2010)

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