Love the face markings. Siberian Tigers mostly inhabit the Sikhote Alin mountain range, with a small population inhabiting far east Russia. The Siberian Tiger is endangered, despite intensive conservation efforts. [Photo by Patrick Bakkum.
Despite the educational goals and hopeful life-saving conditions of zoos, containment of these white cats has become inhumane and harmful due to selective inbreeding for the sake of profit, not protection.
The Tiger is under severe threat through loss of habitat and poaching to supply an illicit trade in animal parts. We are lucky in that there are six Tiger sub-species still surviving. These are the Bengal Tiger Panthera tigris tigris , the.
LIONESSES AT THE WATERING HOLE Photograph by Ranger Chad Cocking of the Motswari Private Game Reserve Taken at the Motswari Private Game Reserve in South Africa, we see two lionesses having a drink at a watering hole.