The excellent Bengal Tiger eyes look straight into the camera in this close up photograph. Being up close and personal with you. You can see the incredible details in his eyes. Bengal tigers are the largest cats in the big cat family. However, the African lions are near as tall as tigers. It is indeed an endangered species due to poaching and tiger habitats decline. Undoubtedly the fur stripes of Bengal tigers are as unique as human fingerprints. It has the most prolonged canine teeth of all cats, around 12cm / 4 inches long. Bengal tiger eyes cannot see as much detail as we humans can. For their purpose, it is also not necessary. The primary function is to see three-dimensional perception and depth perception. Therefore, their eyes sit in front and not on the sides of their heads. Additionally, they also possess binocular vision, which lets them judge distances from their prey.
Bengal Tiger – India’s National Animal
The national animal of India is, of course, the Indian tiger. Right now the tiger population is about 2226 in the wild. The latest tiger count was in 2016 in India. The source of this statistic is the Indian government. Independent tiger conservation organizations have indeed not confirmed this. This photograph of the Royal Bengal tiger eyes we photographed in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, India. Explicitly the power and beauty of the Royal Bengal tiger make it an icon. Indeed a beautiful, fascinating predator.
Bengal tigers, Panthera tigris, are listed as endangered species on the IUCN list. It seems that habitat losses are increasing.
Do not these Bengal tiger eyes have a mysterious look? Soul Seeker’s eyes! You cannot get more close and personal with such an elusive predator in the wild. Explore more of our tiger photography. Discover my close up photography collection. My nature photographs are for sale as image licenses or wall art photo prints.