Tiger Photo Gallery -
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JV urges all photographers,
professional or amateur, to make their tiger pictures
speak, to share their tiger experiences through pictures! A majestic species is slipping to extinction. He
has formed Tiger Photo Gallery and he is
inviting all photographers who have visited Tiger Canyons or any
Tiger Sanctuary, for that matter, to submit 6 of your most interesting pictures to
Tiger Photo Gallery. Tell us what
effect the tiger had on you, the influence, the inspiration. Give us
ideas on how, together, we can use our pictures to create pressure.
We have the ability to communicate globally. We have websites, Facebook, YouTube,
Twitter, cell phones and email at our disposal, let's
use them! Remember to caption your pictures and send
them to email@example.com
Mary Beth & Bob Wheeler,
San Francisco, USA - select photographer in right
After looking again at my images and
others' Gallery photos, we continue to feel humbled by the
beauty and majesty, grace and power of these gorgeous
creatures. Both Londolozi and Tiger Canyons cemented in
our minds the absolute requirement that we preserve all the
wild cats and the need for man's careful, thoughtful
management to achieve that end. To us, there's no doubt
that wild tigers can be successfully saved for all our
future generations, but money, time, education, commitment
and passion -- in no small amounts -- will be required.
Tiger Canyons can only be the kernel of the effort
worldwide. JV, you are the passionate pioneer and we so
admire what you're doing at Tiger Canyon - as you and the
Vartys have done and continue at Londolozi. Thank you for
your special, inner drive and thank you for your love of the
tiger, the leopard…and all wild creatures. We are all
better for it.
We had just arrived at Tiger Canyons after the drive from
Bloemfontein. Night had fallen and we drove into
the boma with JV, not knowing what to expect. And there
were Julie and her cubs, resting in the evening cool and patient
with the nosey humans and their bright light! They took our
What a sweet and curious face – fearless
despite the intrusion of vehicle and people!
A little night drama…….
To say Seato is magnificent is to do him an
When Seato decides to take a rest on the bonnet
of a vehicle, he makes quite an impression – literally!But it is
also a chance to really understand his tremendous size!
Oh, the joys of a cool drink and a bath in a
muddy waterhole on a warm day!
She knows she’s beautiful, I suspect! But if she
thinks she’s hiding behind that bush…!
Tiger eyes, whiskers, pink nose, stripes– how
more beautiful can they be?
This little cub was watching Julie and several
siblings climbing all over Savannah’s head! She joined the “party”
not long after.
The little white cub already knows how to pose
for the camera, once again curious as he peeks from behind the
But there was another cub under those branches…
A good stretch and a yawn –another tough
Shunda is a magnificent sight as he surveys the
unexplored territory of his new boma.
Shine, Queen of her new territory!
Jumping from rock to rock - a great example of a
tiger using her tail for balance.
Shine followed Shunda into the pool, but as
Shunda was getting out, Shine decided that she wanted him to stay!
Breakfast in the reeds….