The five members of the genus Panthera are also called the ‘big cats’. The next few posts will feature my favorite portraits of each species.
Today I start with the largest living cats on earth: Tigers (P.tigris). Six subspecies (Bengal- , Sumatran-, Amur-, Indio-chinese-, Bengal-, South China- Tigers) still exist in the wild and all of them occur ‘naturally’ only in Asia even if some of these magnificent creatures have also been released in some game reserves in South Africa.
I took the portrait of this Bengal Tiger in 2012 at the Nashville Zoo, Tennessee, USA.
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