16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tiger Tiger burning bright in the forests of the night

It was the peak of summer, and the jungle was totally silent that evening except for the saying branches of leafless trees, as the warm air was being replaced by the cool evening breeze and the crackle of the fallen dry leaves on the forest floor. Yet, as if like a goddess of the forest, she appeared lighting the forest floor briefly and disappeared to where she belonged. A tigress.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Pradeep Elango