Sometimes people treat me cautiously because they think I might hurt them. Admittedly some of the roles I play can give the impression I’m a tough tiger, but (as I’ve said before) I’m really quite shy – I wouldn’t hurt anyone.
In fact most of us tigers are pretty shy – deep down we just want to be friends with you. And this extends to my fellow lions, panthers, leopards and other feline friends.
If you ever needed proof then check out one of my favourite videos about Christian the Lion. It’s old (from 1969, long before I was even born) but is just as true today as then: