15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Young tigress searches for a familiar scent

A young tigress in Ranthambore National Park in India was wandering the forest, and practicing hunting on different animals, when she came across a scent marked tree. She carefully scented along it - perhaps noting her mother's scent among others.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: India
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Arjun Bharioke