National Geographic : 1939 Oct
© National Geographic Society raining oyvv alier t-.vv eoer TOSSING HIS MASSIVE ANTLERS IN VAIN, AN AMBUSHED SAMBAR RECOILS FROM ATIGER'S SUDDEN ATTACK To avoid the menace of the deer's deadly sharp tines and slashing forelegs, the roaring cat has attacked from behind. Two does bolt away. A stocky animal, the Sambar of southern Asia may stand as much as four and a half feet tall at the shoulder. Usually itmoves inparties offour totwelve, hiding in thick cover during the day and feeding at night in glades or even in sugar-cane plantations.