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Original Java Tiger Skull Size


Here are photos of skulls Javan tiger (Panthera tigris sondaica) that you can use as a benchmark to determine how big the size of the head of adult Javan tiger. This photo belongs animalbattle.yuku.com a private collection.

Skull photos below are the property of adult male Javan tigers. Actually, the Javan tiger has a size slightly larger than the tiger.

Java Tiger

Dogs fractionally shorter, but slightly larger. Nasal and narrow nape.

Java Tiger

When compared with the skull of the Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), the Javan tiger skull is domed, larger in the pulpit, as well as a little bigger and heavier.

Most subspecies of tigers that live on the island has a smaller size than the subspecies that live on land. However, according to Mazak, naturalists and biologists Dutch, Javanese tigers are the same size as China tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis) or slightly smaller. He thinks that the Javan tiger might think descendant of tigers Ngangdong which has a very large size.

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