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"As a matter of fact, this is my personal scratching post." Wildlife Photography Workshops Winter Wildlife Photography Workshop - Jeff Wendorff

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The sabre-tooth tiger, known as smilodon, was one of the few sabre-toothed cats that would have encountered humans. Whilst sabre-tooths in Africa and Europe became extinct before our species had evolved, Smilodon survived until the end of the ice age. Three species lived in the Americas over time. The ancestors of the Native Americans might have met two of these, Smilodon fatalis and Smilodon populator. The latter was a heavily built animal, weighing more than a Siberian tiger.

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Bengal Tiger - The accepted record weight, per the Guinness Book of World Records, for a wild tiger was 860 lb for a Bengal tiger shot in 1967, though its weight may have been boosted by the fact that it had eaten a water buffalo the previous night.

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Tiger reflection...by dasheela <3 - www.savetigersnow.org - tigertime.info/the-crisis - www.savewildtigers.org/ - www.panthera.org/node/1399

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The Maltese tiger, or blue tiger, is a (reported but unproven) sub species coloration morph of a tiger reported mostly in the Fujian Province of China. (via awesomeanimals)

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T-T-T-TIGERS TIME!!!The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, reaching a total body length of up to 3.38 m (11.1 ft) over curves and weighing up to 388.7 kg (857 lb) in the wild. Its most recognisable feature is a pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside. The species is classified in the genus Panthera with the lion, leopard, jaguar and snow leopard. Tigers are apex predators, primarily preying on ungulates such as deer and bovids. They…

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Facts About the Bengal Tiger That Will Leave You Flabbergasted

Bengal Tiger Facts

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