This beautie is a Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) from Melbourne Zoo. Its subspecies that inhabits the Indonesian island of Sumatra, classified as critically endangered by IUCN in 2008 as the population is projected to be 441 to 679 individuals.
The other day I watched 'Life Of Pi', ah what a heart-breaking story...Although Richard Parker was a Bengal Tiger I am still posting this remembering him...Such gorgeous creatures. Thanks again Heather! :)