Courting tigers

Tigers are my favorite big cat (Pallas’s cats are my favorite small one), and here’s a video from BBC Earth about courting tigers. It’s pretty anthropomorphic, and only an interlude in the solitary life of this species. Plus it looks a bit dicey with all the roaring and all; and on top of everything, mating lasts only a minute or so.  What a life!




h/t: Michael


  1. Posted July 12, 2018 at 2:18 pm | Permalink

    You’re right about it being anthropomorphic; but, it was sweet (watch on mute and it’s delicious). = )

  2. Mark R.
    Posted July 12, 2018 at 8:06 pm | Permalink

    Is there a more beautiful mammalian predator? Lions are close, but I’m with you on the tiger…subjective as it is. Wonderful footage here as well.

  3. BJ
    Posted July 12, 2018 at 9:33 pm | Permalink

    So beautiful and warm. I feel very contented now.

  4. Mike
    Posted July 13, 2018 at 7:45 am | Permalink

    Beyond magnificent, the most beautiful of our Big Cats.

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