Internationale Tijgerdag! Deze 10 feitjes over tijgers kende jij vast nog niet

Het is vandaag Internationale Tijgerdag. Alle reden om aandacht te geven aan deze krijger van de jungle - want hij wordt met uitsterven bedreigd! En er staan verrassende feitjes bij..
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1) De poten van tijgers zijn zo sterk; ze kunnen blijven staan terwijl ze dood zijn (echt waar; google maar)

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2) Het zijn de grootste katachtigen, kijk die klauwen

3) Als je een tijger in de ogen kijkt, is de kans kleiner dat hij je afmaakt

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4) In de eerste week van hun leven zijn ze hartstikke blind

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5) De witte vlek op de achterkant van hun oren heet 'ocelli'

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6) Tijgers hebben ontsmettend speeksel

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7) Tijgers hebben zo'n ruwe tong, ze kunnen verf van hun hokken likken

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8) Tijgers zijn socialer en slimmer dan leeuwen: als ze een soortgenoot tegenkomen tijdens het jagen, zijn het geen concurrenten maar delen ze de vangst

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9) Soms eten ze wel 18 kilo vlees in één keer!

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10) En na zo'n 18 maanden wordt een babytijgertje een moordlustig roofdier