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Posts tagged “national geographic photo

Biting the tide: Can Tigers Swim?

tiger swimmingInteresting photo shows a tiger swimming. No, he is cuddling the water in an excited embrace as he reaches his target. Photo taken by Shashwat Parhi.

A tiger jumps into a pool of water to catch her prized piece of meat at the Odin’s Temple of the Tiger, Six Flags (California). Much to the amazement of a houseful audience, this tiger made it amply clear that she can swim. Claws retract to make very effective and powerful paddles, ears fold down to keep water out and their excellent eyesight works perfectly even under water. – National Geographic


Juliana – Under thy wings!

If you ever get to St. Martin do not forget to recreate this sensational breathtaking scene while underneath a plane that’s landing! Spotters Paradise: Where big jets skim the beach enthralling the spectators, at Princess Juliana International Airport in St Martin. Photo by Bernie Verhoeven as featured in sensational National Geographic’s 2013 Travelers’ Photos.