Let's Look at China through stamps

4. Tigers


One of the most endangered animals in China is the tiger. There is actually only one species of tiger but there are 6 different subspecies. Only 3 of the subspecies can be found in China.

Find out the names of all 6 subspecies of tiger and the 3 that can be found in China.




The main reason that tigers are endangered is because of TCMs. 

Find out what TCM stands for and why this affects tigers. 




On this tiger stamp it says – Panthera tigris altaica which is the scientific name.

What is the common name for this subspecies of tiger? 




The Chinese name is also written on the stamp 

东北虎 dōngběi hǔ     


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