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Tigress Collarwali in habitat


Posted by John Spreitzer on Tue May 21, 2019 10:52 am

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Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India

I guess tigress Collarwali can be considered a childhood TV star. She was one of the cubs raised by the tigress documented in the David Attenborough series Spy in the Jungle from 2006. She is now raising another 4 cubs to bring her total to an unheard of 29! What a magnificent animal she is!          
 
Nikon D500 with Tamron 150-600 G2 at 340mm handheld, resting on beanbag (VC on)
1/200 sec, F6, ISO 1250 (Auto)
 
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by david fletcher on Tue May 21, 2019 11:10 am
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wonderful story and image John. A must to be viewed large. loving the intent look and the use of space. very well done John. You've been nailing it with that combo.
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by E.J. Peiker on Tue May 21, 2019 11:31 am
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Excellent photo and narrative.
 

by Carol Clarke on Tue May 21, 2019 4:21 pm
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Superb image and background details, John. I love your composition with the tigress advancing on the diagonal with her alert pose and forward striding movement, while the inclusion of the habitat sets the scene beautifully. A wonderful shot and definitely a winner for me! Love it!

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by Ron Day on Tue May 21, 2019 7:49 pm
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A fine image, John. She is such an imposing figure.
 

by clement on Wed May 22, 2019 2:04 am
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Superb one John
 

by John Spreitzer on Wed May 22, 2019 7:34 am
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Thanks all for the kind comments! Thank you for the Editor's Pick! And thank you to driver/guide Allwin for putting us in position for the shot!
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