Sumatran Tiger vs. Nile Monitor

When it comes to the creatures of the wild, most people only think a  little about them beyond their knowledge acquired from documentaries or  movies.

Panthera tigris sumatrae

Varanus niloticus

Up to 2.5 meters in length and can weigh up to 140 kg

Up to 2.7 meters in length

Forests and peat swamps of Sumatra, Indonesia

Wetlands, rivers, and swamps of sub-Saharan Africa

Up to 15 years in the wild, up to 20 years in captivity

Up to 20 years

Solitary animals, except during mating season

Solitary animals

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