Tag: tigers

Mar 20, 2018

Tigers Can’t Purr, So When They’re Happy They ‘Chuff’ Instead

Tigers Can’t Purr, So When They’re Happy They ‘Chuff’ Instead

It’s a type of vocalization made only by two members of the Panthera family, the tiger and snow leopard.

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Jun 7, 2016

Never Turn Your Back on a Lion— Or Any Big Cat For That Matter

Never Turn Your Back on a Lion— Or Any Big Cat For That Matter

Video of a 400 pound lion at a zoo in Chiba, Japan sneaking up on a little boy the moment he turns his back has gone viral

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Feb 26, 2015

Big Cats Love Boxes Too!

Big Cats Love Boxes Too!

We all know small cats love boxes but what about lions, tigers and leopards? The fine folks at Big Cat Rescue decided to find out.

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May 14, 2014

The Story of Leo, Baloo and Shere Khan: The Inseparable Bond Between a Bear, Lion and Tiger

The Story of Leo, Baloo and Shere Khan: The Inseparable Bond Between a Bear, Lion and Tiger

The BLT are the only bear, lion and tiger in the world that live in the same enclosure. In 2001, Baloo an American Black Bear, Leo an African Lion, and Shere Khan a Bengal Tiger; were discovered in an Atlanta home’s basement by police officers during a drug raid. At only a few months…

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Mar 4, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Fractal Tiger

Picture of the Day: The Fractal Tiger

THE FRACTAL TIGER Artwork and Photography by Till Walley on Flickr This effect is achieved using a Photoshop plugin called Fractalius. It is based on the extraction of the so-called hidden fractal texture of an image. The awesome example above was done by Flickr user Till Walley. It is reminiscent of another…

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Apr 14, 2011

The Mighty Tiger: 15 Facts and 25 Stunning Photos

The Mighty Tiger: 15 Facts and 25 Stunning Photos

Photograph by TODD RYBURN Beautiful, deadly and endangered. The tiger is all of these. Below you will find 15 fascinating facts and 25 incredible photographs of this magnificent animal. 2. Photograph by MILA ZINKOVA 3. Photograph by MIKE SEAMONS The tiger is the largest of the four “big cats” (lions, jaguars,…

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