Panthera tigris altaicaInspired by the art of the indigenous people of the Amur Valley region and Russian Far East. Meet the Panthera tigris altaica... Or the Siberian tiger!
Native people of the Far East believe that tigers are magical animals. Tigers have special and otherworldly abilities and regarded as their ancestors.
The tree on the nose of a tiger is a traditional Nanai image of the Tree of Life. This tree is often embroidered on wedding dresses, and it is usually has birds - souls of unborn children. This pattern is used as a talisman for prosperity and procreation of the family.