21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Eye of the Tiger

A Bengal tiger named Rudra stares through a tangled web of branches in Satpura National Park, India. Being eye to eye with this magnificent cat, even inside the confines of a jeep, was mesmerizing and primal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: India
Camera: Canon EOS R5
Copyright: © Rylee Jensen