Bengal tiger


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Bengal tiger

n.
A tiger (Panthera tigris subsp. tigris) of South Asia and Myanmar (Burma).
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Noun1.Bengal tiger - southern short-haired tigerBengal tiger - southern short-haired tiger    
Panthera tigris, tiger - large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
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Bengal tiger

nBengalischer Tiger, Königstiger m
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He fled ignominiously before the little, two-legged creature who was more terrible than himself who was a full-grown Royal Bengal tiger. He leaped high in the air in sheer panic; he ran here and there, with lowered head, to avoid the rain of pain.
Then endow this creature of your imagination with the agility and ferocity of a half-starved Bengal tiger and the strength of a span of bulls, and you will have some faint conception of Woola in action.
Were one to bump into a Bengal tiger in the ravine behind the Bimini Baths, one could be no more surprised than was I to see a perfectly good quart thermos bottle turning and twisting in the surf of Cape Farewell at the southern extremity of Greenland.
The result was a battle royal that might have put to shame two Bengal tigers. Twelve is tractable and intelligent.
The 9 1/2-year-old Siberian tigress gave birth on April 27 to three Bengal tiger cubs, the world's first "big cats" produced through in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.
Guwahati (Assam) [India], May 3 (ANI): A royal Bengal tiger was brought to a state zoo here on Friday after it was found injured in the Orang National Park in Sonitpur district.
Within a month's span, the disease has killed two female and one male Bengal tiger, while the remaining few have also fallen victim to this crippling ailment.
A MAJESTIC Bengal tiger shows off his playful side for admiring onlookers.
BENGAL TIGER: You can adopt an endangered animal from pounds 2.50 a month
It was the second day of the five- day campaign -- Bagh'er Jonyo Haatun ( Walk for Tigers) -- organised by Sanctuary Asia, Bengal Tiger Line and Wildlife Conservation Trust.
Towering above our group was Bob, also known as Shamsher Gaj, an elegant Indian elephant: a 27-year-old, nine-and-a-half feet tall, five ton beast to keep us safe from the ferocious Bengal tiger.
Of course it's not just the little ones who Bengal Tiger cater for.