Australian Safari: Sumatran Tiger

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Ian Stehbens on January 18, 2008

My grandson loves tigers. I'd love to take him to Sumatra to see one in the wild, but we might have to settle for orang-utans in the Sumatran wild reserves, instead. For the Tigers are now confined to rather inaccessible terrain in Sumatra, nowadays.

This image was taken somewhere south-east of Berastagi...a long way south-east!

Palmina Moore on January 19, 2008

Just a big pussy cat - but I don't think I'd like him sitting on my knee for a scratch!


Ian Stehbens on January 20, 2008

I am not sure whether you are aware, Palmina, of the significant populations of wild camels in The Centre. I saw a herd of them in the interior basin/plain at Kata Tjuta. If you do get to photograph them with Kata Tjuta in the background, be sure to share it with us!


Lilypon on January 21, 2008

I'd give my eye-teeth for a zoo nearby!

Lovely photo of an impressive beastie Ian!

Ian Stehbens on January 22, 2008


It is a wonderful privilege to visit a great zoo.

But at least you live among the animals, including the wild ones of the world between the Prairie and the Mountains! I so much enjoy locating the wildlife of your continent, in the wild.


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