Chinese tourists after paying an additional fee to pose for pictures holding a young tiger at Sriracha Tiger Zoo, in Pattaya district, southeast of Bangkok. Thailand’s zoos are under fire from animal lovers, critical of the tourists who show no care for the species other than a chance for entertainment and having their photo taken.
Activists, with faces painted to resemble tigers, take part in a protest against the trade in Sumatran tigers on Global Tiger Day, in Jakarta
A Siberian tiger takes a swim in its outdoor enclosure at Duisburg zoo, Germany, on Tuesday Read more
A Bengal tiger looks out from inside a glass enclosure as Filipino nuns wander around Malabon Zoo with an orangutan called “Pacquiao” in Malabon City, Manila in the Philippines. The zoo is marking its 25th anniversary Read more
Dustin seemingly touches the nose of a tiger at the exhibition You are the Art at Augustusburg Castle, Germany, on Thursday. The 24 motives of a Chinese-Korean artists group were painted with a special 3D technique playing with optical illusions. After its premiere in China the exhibition is being shown in Europe for the first time. Read more
Baginda the Sumatran tiger celebrates her tenth birthday at Edinburgh Zoo. David Cheskin/PA
This image really caught my eye. A beautiful animal, but you wouldn’t want to be in there with her. Sumatran tigers are listed as critically endangered with only 300 left in the wild.