16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Bengal tiger lying in shadowy water hole

A Bengal tigress lies up to her neck in the dark shadows of a water hole. Her name is Maya 'The Enchantress', and she has orange and black stripes with white patches on her head. Shot with a Nikon D810 in Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve in India in May 2017.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Tadoba, India
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Nick Dale