Bengal Tiger (panthera tigris tigris) steps into a shaft of light
from her hiding place deep in the jungle
of central India.
king of the jungle’ in
Book and ‘guardian of the west’ in Korean mythology,
the Tiger surely plays a more important role in human psyche than
any other animal. Once abundant through out Asia they are now a
symbol for conservation and represent mans struggle to balance
needs and desires.
more so than in India, home to 1 billon people, where the natural
habitat is declining and Tigers are protected.
I photographed this
magnificent female from the safety of an Elephant during a three-day
trip to Bandhavgarh National Park.