Siberian TigerThe Siberian Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) is a rare subspecies of tiger (P. tigris). Also known as the Amur, Manchurian or North China tiger, it is confined completely to the Amur region in far eastern Siberia, where it is now protected. It is considered to be the largest of the 6 tiger subspecies.
Photo by: S. Taheri
Eye of a Siberian TigerThe Siberian Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) is a rare subspecies of tiger (P. tigris). Also known as the Amur, Manchurian or North China tiger, it is confined completely to the Amur region in far eastern Siberia, where it is now protected. It is considered to be the largest of the 6 tiger subspecies.
Photo by: Julie Ramsey
Lioness at Okonjima LodgeOkonjima lies in the Omboroko Mountains which form part of the Waterberg Plateau in Namibia. The main attraction of the lodge is the leopard and cheetah that are resident on the farm. Okonjima is home to the Africat Foundation which is dedicated to preserving the big cats of Namibia, at Okonjima special emphasis is placed on cheetah and leopard.
Photo by: Falense
Lion waiting in NamibiaThe lion (Panthera leo) is a member of the family Felidae and one of four big cats in the genus Panthera. With exceptional large males exceeding 250 kg (550 lb) in weight, it is the second-largest living cat after the tiger. Wild lions currently exist in the wild in sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia with a critically endangered remnant population in northwest India, having disappeared from North Africa, the Middle East and western Asia in historic times.
Photo by: yaaaay
Six weeks old catThe Cat (Felis silvestris catus), also known as the Domestic Cat or House Cat to distinguish it from other felines, is a small carnivorous species of crepuscular mammal that is often valued by humans for its companionship and its ability to hunt vermin. It has been associated with humans for at least 9,500 years.
Photo by: Andre Karwath
Rhinoceros EatingA photo taken of Rhinoceros eating in a national park in South Africa. The White Rhinoceros or Square-lipped rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) is one of the five species of rhinoceros that still exist and is one of the few megafauna species left. Behind the elephant, it is probably the most massive remaining land animal in the world, along with the Indian Rhinoceros and the Hippopotamus, which are of comparable size.
Photo by: Komencanto
Icelandic horseThe Icelandic horse is a breed of horse that has lived in Iceland since the mid-800s AD, having been brought to the island by Viking settlers. The Icelandic Horse originated from pony breeds taken from Scandinavian and European countries to Iceland during the original and subsequent settlements but has now been bred for centuries without the addition of outside bloodstock.
Photo by: Andreas Tille