In the wild, there are many predators, each with their own unique abilities. They adapt to their environment and prey in order to survive and be the top predators. Among all these animals, we will review five animals that we think are the strongest. Here are the top 5 strongest predators in the wild.
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Tiger is the largest living cat species. It is an apex predator, primarily preying on ungulates such as deer and wild boar. Tiger cubs stay with their mother for about two years, before they become independent and leave their mother’s home range to establish their own.
Tiger ancestor migrate from africa to asia. Tiger average weight are 204 kg. The biggest tiger are siberian tiger with weight up to 300 kg. Tigers have more muscle mass and are heavier than lions.
With weight up to 500 pounds and growing up to 10 feet long. Lion are the second largest members of the cat family after tiger. Lion’s roar can be heard up to five miles away.
It is sexually dimorphic,adult male lions are larger than females and have a prominent mane. The mane starts growing when lions are about a year old. The lion is the most social of all wild felid species, living in groups of related individuals with their offspring.
Such a group is called a pride. When African lions hunt alone they are successful in one out of six attempts. However, when they hunt as a group their success rate goes up to one in three.
Jaguar is the most feared predator in latin america. With a body length of up to 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in), it is the largest cat species in the Americas and the third largest in the world.
Its powerful bite allows it to pierce the carapaces of turtles and tortoises, and to employ an unusual killing method. It bites directly through the skull of mammalian prey between the ears to deliver a fatal blow to the brain.
Melanistic jaguars are also known as black panthers. The black morph is less common than the spotted one. Fights between males occur but are rare, and avoidance behavior has been observed in the wild.
The Polar Bear
Polar bear is the biggest land predator in the planet. The polar bear is found in the Arctic Circle and adjacent land masses as far south as Newfoundland, but 80% of them live in canada.
Polar bear has evolved with many body characteristics adapted for cold temperatures. Although most polar bears are born on land, they spend most of their time on the sea ice. Polar bears are excellent swimmers.
An adult male weighs around 350–700 kg. This massive size allow polar bear to hunt large powerful animal like walruses and beluga whales. However their favorite diet is Seal.
Whale shark is the biggest living fish in the world. It can grow up to 40 feet long and weight estimated 15 tonnes. Throughout their lives, some species can shed over 30,000 teeth.
It because shark have limitless teeth. They can grow,loose and replace it as needed. The fastest shark can reach the speed of 46 miles per hour. They can achieve the speed largely due to they body aerodynamic design.
Shark have torpedo shaped head that can cut through the water. Unlike fish that have bones, sharks have skeleton made of cartilage. It it much lighter than bone. So it has less weight to carry.
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