The answer, in short, is yes.
Exotic big cats can bond strongly to their human friends.
Exotic big cats are simply too big.
A tiger’s strong enough that it can decapitate you with one swipe.
Can Tigers be friendly to humans?
Lions in a lion pride tolerate each other and tigers are friendly with their own kind till it serves the purpose, but it has no reason to be friendly with humans. There beauty comes from being ferocious and wild, but if reared from cubs without a taste for human flesh they naturally tend to become friendly.
Do Tigers show affection?
Tigers are perhaps the most fascinating of the big cats. Perhaps it’s because of their size, or their vivid colors, intense eyes, large teeth, or perhaps a combination of all of these. Tigers elicit awe, admiration, fascination, and fear. Because tigers are so emotional, they are capable of unbelievable affection.
Can Lions bond with humans?
Having worked with lions and tigers all my life, I’ve come to the conclusion they can have similar levels of affection for a human as might a dog. They enjoy working and learning new things. They’re happy to have you around and treat you as one of their own. But you always have to remember that they are wild animals.
What are tigers afraid of?
First and foremost tigers are afraid of fire like most animals and will keep their distance from it. Loud noises will also frighten a tiger. Tigers are naturally afraid of fire but they’re still forced to jump through rings of fire in circus shows!
Are Tigers loyal?
Are tigers faithful? Tigers are solitary animals and are fiercely territorial. Unlike lions they do not live in social groups. A tiger and a tigress can move together only during a brief mating season.