This is the remarkable moment when a tiger bowed its head and placed a paw up to the hand of a small girl. Photographer Dyrk Daniels noticed the Golden Bengal Tiger had taken an interest in the child, who was leaning against his glass enclosure.
White Tigers are not a separate breed of Tiger, but are Bengal Tigers that respond to a recessive gene for white pigmentation. It is not an albino. An albino has no pigmentation or color and these tigers have the characteristic dark stripes, but.
British photographer Tim Flach created a series called "More Than Human," which captures the emotions of wild creatures through intensely close shots, including this stunning picture of a tiger drying off.