Sumatran Tiger

"The monkeys stand for honesty, Giraffes are insincere,
And the elephants are kindly but
They're dumb.
Orangutans are skeptical
Of changes in their cages,
And the zookeeper is very fond of rum.

Zebras are reactionaries,
Antelopes are missionaries,
Pigeons plot in secrecy,
And hamsters turn on frequently.
What a gas! you gotta come and see
At the zoo."
~ Simon and Garfunkel

Pacing back and forth a male Sumatran Tiger is about as happy as a person when separated from his young. Because of the tree cover, the low shutter speed and the overcast day I had to take a few stab at the shot before I got something I was both happy with and something that was in focus.

I have a thing for cats, especially big ol’ wild cats. Something about the eyes, paws and general attitude they display.

Camera :Nikon D70
Lens :Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR
Shutter Speed :1/60
ISO :640
f-Stop :5.6
Strobes :Array
Location :Toronto Zoo, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Conditions :Partly cloudy
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