Cat fight to cat nap: Two teenage tigers need a long lie down after exhausting scrap
Two teenage tigers were play-fighting at Bandhavgarh National Park in India
These young Bengal Tigers went from having a ferocious cat fight to a cat nap after tiring each other out in a heated battle.
With a swat of an enormous paw and a fearsome flash of teeth, this pair of young tigers were captured fighting tooth and claw at the Bandhavgarh National Park in India.
But despite appearing to be a serious battle, the teenage tigers were actually just flexing their muscles with a bit of playful posturing.
Teenage Bengal tigers go head to head in playful scrap at Bandhavgarh National Park in India
The duo get precariously close to the edge of a lake as they snap and swipe at each other
Their play-fight saw them leaping and dancing around one another – batting out with their huge paws and even appearing to wrestle at one point.
The protracted tussle saw them go head-to-head on land, but their antics gradually drove them ever close to a nearby pool.
Eventually, the oblivious pair landed in it with a splash.
The two young Bengal Tigers then plunge into the water – but continue to fight
While the fight may look dangerous, the two tigers are just playing with each other
However, even that wasn’t enough to cool their fun and they simply continued their fight in the water.
Eventually, however, the pair appeared to have worn themselves out.
They then flopped down on the bank of the pool side by side for a restorative snooze.
The pair both lie down for a well deserved rest after tiring each other out in their play fight
Attribution: Daily Mail