Today, February 14, 2010, is Chinese New Year, specifically the Year of the Tiger. In honor of this, I decided to feature these wonderful photographs of the beautiful animal.
Tiger 32 by Art-PhotoTiger . . .. by light-from-Emirates:thumb132109522:Tiger by nereidi:thumb111338825:Amur Tiger by BrittanyESWhite tiger 2 by killerfreak982:thumb10696494:Relaxing Tiger Cub by AF--PhotographyTiger Mope by LeonaA Tiger for a Change.... by thrumyeye:thumb49406583:Tiger Cub Resub by hoboinaschoolbusSumatran Tiger by PeteLatham
Some background information: The Year of the Tiger end February 2, 2011. It is the third sign in the Chinese Zodiac and represents the female, "Yin," as opposed to the male, "Yang" which is a dragon. Ancient Chinese believe the markings on the tiger's forehead mean "Wang" (King). This makes sense, seeing as the animal not only is associated with courage and power but passion and royalty, as well. Even though tigers can be thought of as vicious c