This Tiger Clamped Its Jaws Around A Dog’s Neck, But The Big Cat’s Attack Isn’t What It Seems

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Image: YouTube/Caters Clips

Given its sheer strength and size, a wild tiger would be perfectly capable of killing a dog. So when one big cat wrapped its jaws around a canine’s neck, it seemed the pooch’s number was up. However, the feline’s fearsome attack wasn’t what it seemed.

Image: Jessica Weiller

In late 2015 a video emerged on YouTube that appeared to show a tiger coming to blows with a domestic doggie. In the offending footage, the big cat pounces at the canine and grabs it around the neck, while another dog attempts to halt the attack.

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Image: Toshihiro Gamo

The feline in question was, in fact, a Siberian tiger – a species native to the mountainous Sikhote Alin area of Russia. The cats could once be found as far as China and Mongolia. But a declining population has limited the tigers’ range.

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