Viral Photo of Tiger and Her Cubs Symbolic of Tiger Populations Bouncing Back

A viral photo of a family of tigers has been shared on social media recently.


The photo shows a tiger with her five cubs making their way down a road somewhere in Uttar Pradesh, a state in Northern India that borders Tibet and Nepal.

Photo by Siddharth Singh


The photo was taken by Idian Forest Service officer Siddharth Singh, who leads tours of Dudhwa National Park in India. The photo, showing a tiger with her five cubs, went viral after it was shared on Twitter.

India’s tiger population has increased 33% since 2014, according to the Indian government.

This is great news, but there’s still work to be done.


The worldwide effort to prevent tiger extinction continues on. Watch the video below of a Siberian Tiger being reintroduced to the wild: