If you know me, you know that I am very much opposed to animals being forced to perform for us. I am against circuses and I’m not so keen on zoos.
However, back in 2008 I did go to the Oregon Zoo. It was then I was able to photograph this beauty. It is a shame that animals such as this are kept in captivity while the wild tigers are being pushed to extinction.
The Big Cat Rescue in Florida works to keep out of horrible situations that the sometimes find themselves in. Big cats should not be pets, or in canned hunts, or in petting zoos. They are not for us to exploit.