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About #60: ok, quite agree ! Nothing more to add or object... Like
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Bengal Tiger paws and claws courtesy of Alan Turner Director of Yorkshire Skeleton Museum


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Incredible work of Jaguar hunting a Caiman courtesy of Alan Turner Director of Yorkshire Skeleton Museum, he was inspired to do it after he saw a few videos of Jaguars hunting Caiman in the Pantanal in Brazil

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About #63: Hell of a job with the bones ! The second photo deforms the proportions... The gavial's front paws seem so frail...
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African Lion paw
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Tiger anatomy. Drawings by the great Charles R. Knight (1945).
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(09-20-2017, 11:52 PM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote:
(09-20-2017, 11:39 PM)Pckts Wrote: I think the rounder features are more along the line of Leopard and Jaguars, a lion's longer muzzle and mane take away from the "rounder features" that you determine as cute.

When you see both in the wild, there is no cuteness about them though, both have a serious and dangerous look, Tigers have a much more uneasy feeling, you can't take your eyes off of them because you feel their unpredictable nature, Lions have an uninterested confidence, you forget that you're looking at a Killing machine and get caught up in their easy going nature. Both can turn in the drop of a hat but they present it in very different ways.

The Amur tiger got the roundest feature overall, since their muzzle is proportionally the broadest of all big cats.

BTW, the male lion's appearance is in line with their nature; it is a dangerous powerful beast with a rough look.

However, the Amur tiger's appearance can be deceptive to their nature; it is a dangerous powerful beast with a somewhat cute and housecat look.

I also think the Amur tiger with its rounder facial structure and fluffy coat is "cuter" than the Bengal tiger which reminds you a housecat, but they are just equally as lethal and dangerous.

That's why many people also used to underestimate the potential lethality of the giant panda.

Eh, im not sure about that, i find the bengal tiger very cute lol.
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(07-07-2018, 02:16 PM)paul cooper Wrote:
(09-20-2017, 11:52 PM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote:
(09-20-2017, 11:39 PM)Pckts Wrote: I think the rounder features are more along the line of Leopard and Jaguars, a lion's longer muzzle and mane take away from the "rounder features" that you determine as cute.

When you see both in the wild, there is no cuteness about them though, both have a serious and dangerous look, Tigers have a much more uneasy feeling, you can't take your eyes off of them because you feel their unpredictable nature, Lions have an uninterested confidence, you forget that you're looking at a Killing machine and get caught up in their easy going nature. Both can turn in the drop of a hat but they present it in very different ways.

The Amur tiger got the roundest feature overall, since their muzzle is proportionally the broadest of all big cats.

BTW, the male lion's appearance is in line with their nature; it is a dangerous powerful beast with a rough look.

However, the Amur tiger's appearance can be deceptive to their nature; it is a dangerous powerful beast with a somewhat cute and housecat look.

I also think the Amur tiger with its rounder facial structure and fluffy coat is "cuter" than the Bengal tiger which reminds you a housecat, but they are just equally as lethal and dangerous.

That's why many people also used to underestimate the potential lethality of the giant panda.

Eh, im not sure about that, i find the bengal tiger very cute lol.


I think they are more intimidating looking than the Amur tigers.

The Amur tigers can be very lethal as well, but their fluffy appearance can just mislead a lot of people.
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(07-07-2018, 07:53 PM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote: their fluffy appearance can just mislead a lot of people.

Well that's the difference between ignorant people and those without logical thinking from those who have some degree of knowledge or just common sense to not see a big predator as a toy. The first see a round head and think of things to pet, the later see powerful muscles and a deadly bite.
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African Lion skeleton (male)
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(07-07-2018, 08:34 PM)Shir Babr Wrote:
(07-07-2018, 07:53 PM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote: their fluffy appearance can just mislead a lot of people.

Well that's the difference between ignorant people and those without logical thinking from those who have some degree of knowledge or just common sense to not see a big predator as a toy. The first see a round head and think of things to pet, the later see powerful muscles and a deadly bite.

Yep, I just don't buy the meme that "Bengals are aggressive while Amurs are less aggressive".

They are both tigers, just equally as aggressive and predatory, and Amur tigers' fluffy appearance is generally not as intimidating looking as the Bengal tigers, but that's just a misperception from many people. Since the Bengal tigers overlapped more within the human territories, hence they have historically caused more casualties. And if the Amur tigers lived in the same territories, they would have done the same thing. When their natural prey base has been dwindled, they would intrinsically target on more substantial and easy preys like the humans.
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Tiger.

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Lion and eland.

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I'm curious as to how captive big cats compare physically with their wild brothers and sisters. I understand that being dependent on the individual people caring for them, that some captive zoo or circus big cats will be healthier than others. But overall, on average, would the captive animals be healthier than those living in the wild?
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