After roaming around in open Gypsy for couple of hours and enjoying the best of wildlife, we quite never expected that a majestic male tiger was waiting for us.
This angry looking fellow, seem to have quenched his thirst & getting ready for a kill. He had positioned himself and we accidentally came in its way. He gave us the look, growled out in a threatening way and charged on us.
We were at his mercy, fortunately he shifted away and went other way. We didn't react at all, cause we were stunned anyway.
It was a close escape, all in less than 20 secs. The most thrilling experience ever.
The tiger is the largest cat species, reaching a total body length of up to 3.38 m over curves and weighing up to 388.7 kg in the wild. Its most recognisable feature is a pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside. The species is classified in the genus ''Panthera'' with the lion, leopard, jaguar and snow leopard. Tigers are apex predators, primarily preying on ungulates such as deer and bovids. They are territorial and generally solitary but social animals,.. more