<p>Born in captivity, these two Bengal tiger youngsters will never be fit for release into the wild. Tiger cubs, like all young animals, enjoy play-fighting.</p> <p><b>Big Cats Initiative</b><br> <i>National Geographic is working to avert the extinction of lions, tigers, and other big cats with the Big Cats Initiative, a comprehensive program that supports innovative projects. Learn how you can help save these animals.</i></p>

Play-Fighting Bengal Tigers

Born in captivity, these two Bengal tiger youngsters will never be fit for release into the wild. Tiger cubs, like all young animals, enjoy play-fighting.

Big Cats Initiative
National Geographic is working to avert the extinction of lions, tigers, and other big cats with the Big Cats Initiative, a comprehensive program that supports innovative projects. Learn how you can help save these animals.

Photograph by Michael Nichols

Tigers

See pictures of Bengal and Siberian tigers in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

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