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9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Upon arriving at the zoo on a cold winter's day, I was astonished to see these two tigers rubbing heads like common house cats. Tigers rub heads to mark each other with their scent glands, and also-

Upon arriving at the zoo on a cold winter's day, I was astonished to see these two tigers rubbing heads like common house cats. Tigers rub heads to mark each other with their scent glands, and also- I'd like to believe-- as a sign of affection.

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Date Taken: 02.2011
Date Uploaded: 03.2011
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Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Staton Rabin