Reminds me of our raccoon, but if he saw a person he'd start reaching for you because you might have food and if you didn't have food he'd just start chewing on your hand. If you pulled away you just initiated a game of play fight.
The veterinarians felt that the loss of her litter had caused the tigress to fall into a depression. The doctors decided that if the tigress could surrogate another mother's cubs, perhaps she would improve. After checking with many other zoos across the country, the depressing news was that there were no tiger cubs of the right age to introduce to the mourning mother..
Tricks of newborn photography: if you want to do poses like this you MUST understand this concept for the SAFETY of the baby. Many people see pictures of babies posed like this and think that babies can hold these positions themselves. That is NOT true. This is always achieved through photoshop. Please keep your baby safe and only go to a photographer who has the knowledge to do the same :)