Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Close-Up of a Tiger from Lion Country Safari, Florida

Lion Country Safari

#8567 Tiger (Panthera tigris)

The tiger is a solitary animal with a clearly marked territory which may extend up to 400 square miles.  It is very agile and swims well.  Tigers hunt at night, lying in ambush for a wide variety of prey including deer, buffalo, goats, and small mammals.

Photographer - David J. Boyle

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Lion Country Safari is a drive-through safari park located in Loxahatchee (near West Palm Beach), in Palm Beach County, Florida. Founded in 1967, it claims to be the first 'cageless zoo' in the United States.
In 2009, USA Travel Guide named Lion Country the 3rd best zoo in the nation.

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