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.


  • 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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