Why do Tigers have Stripes?

Tiger in Ranthambore National Park: bjornfree
Tiger in Ranthambore National Park: bjornfree

Following on from zebras and their stripes, we need to find out why tigers have stripes.

Tigers are beautiful cats, top of their food chain with their only predators being people, usually poachers.

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Why do Zebras have Stripes?

image“Mum”, “Yes, Kam”.
“Male tigers have stripes, but females don’t, why?”
“Yes they do. Muchli has stripes, Bambooram has stripes. They are female and male tigers.”,
“Yes, they do mum.” Pause,
“Mum,”
“Yes, Kam”
“Why do zebras have stripes?”

Another good question.
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