National Geographic : 1943 Feb
00 ©F.W. Champion Her Broad Stripes Blending with the Reeds, the Tigress Awakes from a Cat Nap inaCooling Brook This India beauty "probably regarded the photographer as a kind of monkey," writes the photographer. "She decided Iwas asomewhat annoying but harmless object perched on a tree." For five days "she took little notice of me," or of Mrs. Champion, who occasionally occupied anadjoining platform. But rage knew no bounds when crows settled on her kill near by. Her cubs are hidden in the rushes. Their father, doubtless gun-wise, refuses tocome near (page 236).