Broken Tail: A Tiger’s Last Journey Photo Gallery February 17, 2011 0 SHARESComments Explore more from this episode More 11_002809Broken Tail’s body is removed from the site of the accident in Darra. 10_002809Stafford-Johnson and Salim on their journey to find out what happened to Broken Tail. The trail takes them all the way to Darra, 100 miles outside of Ranthambhore.09_002809Tigers are mostly solitary individuals, living alone for the majority of their lifetime.08_002809A tiger peeks out of the bush. Its vertical stripes allow the tiger to blend in with the long grass when it hunts for prey.07_002809A tiger lies next to a ruin in the park. Ranthambhore used to be a private hunting reserve for Indian royalty. Now abandoned, it is used as a wildlife preserve.06_002809Stafford-Johnson and Salim ride in their jeep. The duo spent 600 days filming Broken Tail, from his birth until his sudden disappearance.05_002809Broken Tail and Slant Ear play-fight in the Ranthambhore. 04_002809Broken Tail was fearless and would often approach Stafford-Johnson and local guide, Salim Ali, as they filmed him in the park. 02_002809Broken Tail’s mother, Machli, leads him and his brother, Slant Ear, through their park home.01_002809Wildlife filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson in Ranthambhore National Park.03_002809Even as a cub, Broken Tail was charismatic, exuberant, and bold – walking around as if he owned Ranthambhore.