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How big is a tiger?
Tigers are the largest existing member of the cat family. Male tigers can weigh up to 500 pounds and females can weigh up to 300 pounds. Tigers can also be 9-10 feet in length.
Where do tigers live?
Tigers live in a diverse array of habitats such as tropical rainforests, mangrove swamps, evergreen forests, grasslands, savannahs and rocky areas. The tiger population can be found in India, Nepal, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, China, Sumatra, Siberia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Bhutan and Bangladesh.
Do tigers swim?
Yes! Tigers, unlike many other cat species, readily enter water to cool themselves and in the pursuit of prey. They are powerful swimmers and capable of traversing lakes and rivers.
Tiger Insider TourGet an insider’s look at how Busch Gardens cares for Asia's top predator. Go behind-the-scenes to meet the keepers and observe how they train and work with these remarkable animals in their state-of- the-art facilities. You will learn how our parks help to protect tigers in the wild, and discover how you can make a difference too.
Things to know before you go:
• Children must be ages 5 and up to participate. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
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The Tiger Insider Tour is subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each day. If you would like to book a tour more than six months out or for a date not listed, call (813)884-4FUN(4386) to make your reservation.
Due to the nature of this tour, wheelchairs cannot be accommodated at this time. This tour requires significant walking in unpaved areas and on uneven terrain. If you require accommodation, please let us know in advance when you book your tour. We will make accommodations as possible to ensure your enjoyment of the Tiger Insider Tour.
Park admission is not included and is required. Prices listed are per person and do not include tax. Tours must be cancelled a minimum of 24 hours in advance or total payment is forfeited. Tours are non-refundable if guests miss their tour time. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call (813)884-4FUN(4386). All tours are subject to availability. Animal interactions and program components may vary. All tour components and pricing are subject to change.Get up-close to tigers