I would try it on urself before you head out into the bush looking for a tiger,make sure you get good skull penetration at close range.On a serious note i knew an old lion hunter here in MT that killed cats for the F&G back in the good ole days,he packed a lever action .22 mag and swore by it for treed lions,I would guess he killed several hundred with it over 40 years of being a govt trapper so its not entirely impossible,tigers probably have double or triple the bone mas of a mtlions skull so it would take an ignorant jackass to even consider it,i vote for ignorant.
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...