16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Royal Bengal Tiger - mother daughter time

She is an iconic tigress in India. She was called Rajbehra tigress based on her territory area in bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve. She died naturally a few months ago but her legacy continues as he has contributed heavily to India' tiger population growth in last decade with 3 sets of litters most of who are now a full grown amazing tigers. Here her only daughter from the third litter is getting some mother's love in an early morning. Location: Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, India

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: bandhavgarh, India
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Mainak Ray