Fact of the Day: Tigers have stripes on top of stripes

tigers have striped skin

Did you know that tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur?

 

 

That’s right. Underneath their thick coat of fur, tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur. Also, the stripes are like fingerprints and no two tigers have the same pattern. A tiger’s stripes help to break up the outline of its body and make it hard to see. They also look like shadows as the tiger stalks through long grass in the moonlight.

 

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