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Day 184/365 - Killer Beast

Today I was bitten by a Bengal Tiger.

 

. . .

 

No, seriously.

 

Okay, it was an 11 week old bengal tiger CUB and she really didn't mean to do it, but I I was still bitten by an actual, honest-to-goodness tiger. I had my camera bag with me in the petting area, and she, being a kitten, does what all excited and playful kittens do - lunge for the dangling thing! When I tried to deflect her from eating my camera, her open mouth met my hand and CHOMP!!

 

No she didn't maul me, no she didn't break the skin - but dear god does she have a strong bite! So yes, it still counts, and I have one less thing on my "To-Do" list.

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Taken on July 3, 2011