8-ply-rated, light truck-inspired tire engineered to perform in extreme terrains. 8-ply-rated radial construction. Specialized rubber compound for supreme traction and control. Superb tread wear. Excellent for extreme terrains. The Carnivore is a true light truck-inspired tire, engineered for performance in extreme (west coast) terrains. With an 8-ply-rated radial carcass and a tread design that allows for ultimate control on and off-road, the Carnivore has the superb tread wear you expect from a Maxxis tire. This tire also features a specialized rubber compound for excellent traction on rocks, roots and desert terrains.