Wednesday, April 08, 2009

tiger in my backyard



Actually at the zoo--but I really WAS that close!

11 Comments:

Blogger Devika said...

Oh my! my dear, don't shoot animals up so close! :))

fantastic shot, dear bird :)

wishes,
devika

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 12:28:00 AM EDT  
Blogger firebird said...

Devika--not even with glass in between?
The zoo has a new habitat for the tigers, where they can come up to the glass and look right in our face! (Wonder what they would do without the glass?)

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 12:33:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Devika said...

Oh thats safe :))

here its just wired nets...and can't say for sure! :)

wishes,
devika

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 12:37:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Lorraine said...

He's a beauty, how I wish he were free :)

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 12:57:00 PM EDT  
Blogger firebird said...

Devika--you have tigers at the zoo, too? Are there any in the wild?

Lorraine--That would be great, but then both of us might be endangered...
thanks--

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 9:28:00 PM EDT  
Blogger Devika said...

Yes, my dear...in the zoo and then there are reserve forests for wild animals...and they roam around freely....and there are safe passages for people also...its long since I visited one, though

wishes,
devika

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 11:01:00 PM EDT  
Blogger Janice Thomson said...

Such a beautiful cat...
I'm with Lorraine - I hate to see them caged. Fantastic photo Firebird!

Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 12:08:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Kai C. said...

awwwww

Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 4:43:00 PM EDT  
Blogger firebird said...

Devika--that sounds like a wonderful setup--

Janice--Thanks--yes, there is not much for them to do in that small habitat--

Kai--cute, isn't he? Don't think I'm going to pet him, though...

Friday, April 10, 2009 at 8:30:00 AM EDT  
Blogger krystyna said...

This beautiful pic and comments bring to my mind this text:
"A baby will play near a hole where cobras live.
A young child will put his hand into a nest where poisonous snakes live.
None of those animals will harm or destroy anything or anyone on my holy mountain of Zion".

(Isaiah 11:8-9)

Tiger will be in your backyard and in my too.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 at 6:02:00 AM EDT  
Blogger firebird said...

Krystyna--I love your vision! Such a peaceful world it will be, when we are there...

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 9:02:00 PM EDT  

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