18 May '11, 10pm

Male Tiger Plays Mom to a Litter of Orphaned Cubs

In nature, raising tiger cubs to maturity is almost always the job of mom alone, with tiger-fathers showing little interest in child rearing if any at all. For what may be the very first time, however, officials from a wildlife preserve in India have observed a male tiger that has adopted a litter of cubs left orphaned and alone when their mother died. But the fatherly gesture isn't just exceptionally sweet -- it's exceptionally rare, too. "Such behavior of the tiger has been unheard of," says one expert.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/male-tiger-plays-...

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