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Bengal Tiger

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

After quietly stalking its prey, the largest living cat gets close enough to leap! Stripes disguise the tiger as it moves among trees and tall grasses.

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  • Title: Bengal Tiger
  • Location: Fatehpur Shooting Block, Near Kaladhong, Kumaon Area, Uttar Pradesh, India, Asia
  • Type: Taxidermy Specimen
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): 395727
  • Scientific Name: <i>Panthera tigris tigris</i>
  • Photo Credit: Carl C Hansen, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History & Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • Field: Vertebrate Zoology
  • Date Collected: November 30, 1967

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