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Tigers are carnivores, and their diet in the rainforest consists of monkeys, wild oxen, boars, antelopes, birds and other animals. While they often attack herbivorous animals, tigers prefer killing young, weak or old animals because they cannot run as fast and are often left alone by their herd. Tigers live in rainforests, and grasslands. As climate change threatens the habitats and food sources of tigers, this iconic species also becomes vulnerable to poaching and to conflicts with communities. In many cases, protecting tigers specifically by preserving their habitat, which is often the forest also helps combat climate change. Tigers also adapt to the environment using camouflage. Perhaps the most obvious adaptation that tigers have is their striped coats. As sunlight filters through the canopy, down to the forest floor, it creates stripes of shadow, much like tigers markings.