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Indian Peafowl Feathers. Credit: USFWS

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Tiger Skin
Credit: USFWS.

Tiger Skin

Common Name: Tiger
Scientific Name: Panthera tigris
Protected Status: U.S. ESA - Endangered; CITES - App. I
Laboratory Section: Morphology
What’s the Story? No other mammal has this combination of color and pattern, although a new breed of domestic cat, the "toyger," has been designed to emulate it.


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