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A close-up of a tiger in Thailand
June 2, 2011

Tiger, Chiang Mai

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

I will never forget the opportunity I had to be up close and personal with a tiger in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I love this shot because you really get the sense that you can touch him as his nose comes sharply into focus and the rest of him softly blurs out of focus. Almost surreal.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2011 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.)

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Photograph by Patrice Carlton
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