The character is originally from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, where he appeared in puppet form as a child. In the cartoon series Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, he’s now all grown up with a wife and two children. He works at the clock factory.
Daniel Striped Tiger is a light brown tiger with dark brown stripes. He wears a blue sweater, blue sneakers and his trademark watch that he also wore in the original series as a puppet. He also wears a camera around his neck most of the time and takes pictures of his family often.
He enjoys playing the trumpet. His favorite object is a camera.