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11 photos that prove tigers have a softer side
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 09:00 AM
July 29 is International Tiger Day, a holiday established in 2010 during the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit that celebrates these amazing big cats, raises awareness of their endangered status and advocates a global system for conserving their natural habitats.
While tigers are typically known for their striking stripes, massive size, barbed tongues, razor sharp teeth and predatory instinct, it's also important to recognize how cute and lovable they can be. Here are just a few photos demonstrating the gentle side of these beautiful creatures.
Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Photo: Dimas Ardian/Getty Images
Photo: Ross Elliott/Flickr
Photo: Ashley Buttle/Flickr
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