Monday, 9 March 2015

Tiger dad: Rare family portrait of amur tigers the first-ever to include an adult male

Date:
March 6, 2015

Source:
Wildlife Conservation Society

Summary:
Credit: Image courtesy of Wildlife Conservation Society
Biologists have released a camera trap slideshow of a family of Amur tigers in the wild showing an adult male with family. Shown following the “tiger dad” along the Russian forest is an adult female and three cubs. Scientists note this is a first in terms of photographing this behavior, as adult male tigers are usually solitary. Also included was a photo composite of a series of images showing the entire family as they walked past the a camera trap over a period of two minutes.


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