Picture captures rare family portrait of Amur tiger couple with their three cubs

Picture captures rare family portrait of Amur tiger couple with their three cubs | Daily Mail Online

A portrait of a rare Amur tiger family captured on film in the wild has provided clues that the notoriously solitary male big cats may play a role in rearing cubs.

Scientists have long believed that the large adult males tend to leave females to raise their young and they are known to even attack and kill cubs when they come across them.

However, in an astonishing new set of images captured by a camera trap in the Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve in eastern Russia, a large male Amur tiger is seen leading a family of three cubs and their mother through the snowy forest.

Read more: Picture captures rare family portrait of Amur tiger couple with their three cubs | Daily Mail Online.

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