Tigers are recognized by their orange, black , and white stripe pattern. A tiger’s front paws are large and strong to bring down prey. The tiger is one of the most charismatic and evocative species on Earth. The front paws of a tiger have five toes each. Tigers are famous for their thick, orange-tawny coats, gleaming amber-gold eyes, black to rich brown stripes, and long, whip-like tail. Most cats don't like to swim, but on a hot day Tigers love to swim. All tigers have a similar marking on their forehead,which resembles the Chinese symbol Wang, meaning King. Tigers do not purr.Unlike the domestic cat the tigers pupils are round. The tiger's foot print is known as the pug mark. There are five toes on a tigers forefeet and four on its hind feet. A tiger's night vision is six times greater than a humans. A tiger's canine teeth can grow up to three inches long and would be capable of crunching through the vertebrae of any creature on this earth. Adult tigers have thirty teeth.On average a tigers tail is around four feet long or half the length of its body. The tail gives the tiger extra balance when running and is also used to communicate to other tigers. The tendons in a tiger's leg are so strong that an animal has been known to remain standing after it has been shot dead.The Sumatran tiger has the most pronounced ruff around its neck. The South China tiger has the fewest stripes. The fore limbs of a tiger are more powerful than the hind limbs for grabbing large prey.