Find out how far a tiger's roar travels. And learn how much the world's biggest cat can eat at a sitting. The Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) inhabits the Indian subcontinent, and it is the subspecies with the largest population although this does not. The Bengal Tiger, or Panthera Tigris, is one of the most majestic creations of Mother Nature. The Royal Bengal Tiger is a sub-species of the. The pattern of genetic variation in the Bengal tiger corresponds to the premise that they arrived in India approximately 12, years ago. Archived from the original on 10 March The Guinness Book of Animal Facts and Feats. Ina sub- fossil right middle phalanx was found in a prehistoric midden near Kuruwita in Sri Lankawhich is dated to about 16, ybp and tentatively considered to be of a tiger. The TCUs in tropical moist evergreen forests represent the less common tiger habitats, being largely limited to the upland areas and wetter parts of the Western Ghatsand include the tiger reserves of PeriyarKalakad-MundathuraiBandipur and Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary.