This tiger is chuffing. To get an idea of what a chuff sounds like say the "ch" sound while exhaling quickly. Chuffs are a way that tigers communicate. A chuff means either "I am comfortable with your presence and will not hurt you." Or "Calm down, everything's okay."
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