While the Vietnam War is inextricably linked to the usage of Tiger Pattern Camouflage, its links with actual Tigers are less known. The Bengal Tiger is native to Southeast Asia. It grows up to 10 feet in length and weighs around 400 to 575 pounds. It was hunted, captured, and poisoned to such an extent that it has practically disappeared however during the Vietnam conflict its numbers were relatively abundant compared to today. Reports of tiger attacks from both sides of the war were prevalent, there were stories amongst the Viet Cong of tigers making off with people in the night and short time G.I.