Types of Tigers Around the World: Tiger Subspecies. Tigers are the largest members of the Felidae family, that is, of all cats. These predators, scientifically known as Panthera tigris, are one of the most charismatic and well-known.
Tiger: Photographed in Ranthambore Reserve, Rajasthan: A Northern Indian State. (It is said that when a Tiger, in the wild, stalks through the undergrowth; the birds and all other animals, go very quiet.