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If you don’t know how to “chuff” properly, forget about making friends with “panthera tigris”.

Tigers – as well as snow leopards (“panthera uncia”) – greet each other and their humans via Prusten –the German word for “sneeze”. 660 more words


Extinct Species

There are six species of existing tigers now, but there were once more. The Bali, Caspian, and Javan tigers are extinct. The Bali tiger was the first to go extinct, then the Caspian, then the Javan. 83 more words

Tiger in the bamboo

Most of interiors of South India are dry thorn scrub or dry deciduous type of vegetation and bamboo is seen extensively in some parts.

This photograph was taken at the Tiger Safari at the Bannerghatta National Park outside Bangalore.


Classification System

       Here is the classification system of all tigers in general:

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Carnivora

Family: Felidae

Genus: Panthera

Species: Panthera Tigris… 29 more words

Panthera Tigris Corbetti

Indochinese Tiger Facts:

  • scientific name is Panthera Tigris Corbetti
  • lives in Laos, Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, and Cambodia
  • used to live in China, and haven’t been spotted in the wild in China since 2007…
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The photo that isn't

The tiger version of Begum Akhtar singing a ghazal? Or… Begum Akhtar at the dentist’s?

This is a mother tigress calling her cubs upon her return from her wanderings. 144 more words


Boys to Men

It is fascinating to notice the body language change in a tiger as it grows. I saw this one at 2 months and now he is 6 months old. 74 more words