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Up-close cameos by one of the world’s most all-around magnificent carnivores aren’t super-common. The Amur tiger, that great painted cat of northeastern Asia, tends to steer clear of people, which only makes its occasional, broad-daylight materialization out of the woods that much more remarkable.

About Carolina Tiger Rescue

Carolina Tiger Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit wildlife sanctuary whose mission is saving and protecting wild cats in captivity and in the wild.

Carolina Tiger Rescue

1940 Hanks Chapel Rd. Pittsboro, NC 27312 (919) 542-4684 (919) 542-4454