The spotted horse returned in 1812, not as the "Tiger Horses," but with a new bloodline. A mare was purchased of Spanish origin with unusual markings. Her colt was the foundational Sire for the new spotted breed...Seeing spots has never felt so good!
Two young tigers are pictured on November 20, 2011 at the zoo in Magdeburg, eastern Germany. The two female tiger babies were born at the zoo on September 26, 2011, and were presented to visitors for the first time. AFP PHOTO / JENS WOLF