Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)
Actually it namely, is the 'King of the animals'. It is the largest of all major modern cats. Adult males reach 318 kilograms and 3.50 metres. Today it is distributed in a limited region of Primorsky Kray in Eastern Russia. Scarce winters forced it to enter into combat with another master of these forests — the brown bear and often it outcomes in his favour. A diorama in the NMNHS presents a similar scene. Poaching and close kinship of the surviving animals threatens the survival of this subspecies, although the vast areas of Sihothe-Alin Mountain that it still occurs, are protected as a nature reserve. In North Korea it has disappeared, while in NE China survived only a fraction of the population.