Panthera tigris tigris
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|This is the picture captured from Ranthmabore. The name of the male tiger is T25.|
The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is a tiger subspecies native to the Indian subcontinent that in 2010 has been classified as endangered by IUCN. The total population is estimated at fewer than 2,500 individuals with a decreasing trend, and none of the Tiger Conservation Landscapes within the Bengal tiger's range is large enough to support an effective population size of 250 adult individuals.
The Bengal tiger is the most numerous tiger subspecies with populations estimated at 1,411 in India, 200 in Bangladesh, 124–229 in Nepal and 67–81 in Bhutan.
Bengal is traditionally fixed as the typical locality for the binomial Panthera tigris, to which the British taxonomist Reginald Innes Pocock subordinated the Bengal tiger in 1929 under the trinomial Panthera tigris tigris.
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The Real thing ...face to face ...WOW Sujoy Bhawal.what an experience!
Ciao Sujoy, great capture of superb creature in nice action, fine details, splendid light and excellent sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio
Incroyable rencontre relativement bien restituée.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.