Tiger

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The stripe pattern is found on a tiger’s skin, as well as on the fur.

The tiger has a coat pattern of black stripes against a dark gold background. The stripe pattern is found on a tiger’s skin, as well as on the fur. If you were to shave a tiger, you would find that its distinctive camouflage pattern would be preserved. The stripes of most tigers vary from brown or hay to pure black. The form and density of stripes differs between subspecies, but most tigers have in excess of 100 stripes.

Sources: (Tilson & Nyhus, 2010; World Animal Foundation, Tiger, Tiger Fact Sheet)
Image: Mathias Appel

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