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The World's Most Famous Tiger


Known as the Queen of Ranthambore, Machli is the most famous tiger in the world. The legendary tigress is a fearsome warrior known for her daring exploits. And she's the mother of an incredible four litters of cubs. She's survived longer than most tigers in the wild. Threatened by her own offspring, the aging Machli is now in jeopardy of losing her reign of the best territory inside India's Ranthambore National Park.

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