Lina (haremstress) wrote in little_details,

Predators and the scent of blood

I'm wondering if the everyday wisdom that predator animals are attracted to the scent of blood is true. Specifically, if it's true for tigers.

I've tried various google phrases like "predators scent of blood," "predators fresh blood," etc. and I'm out of ideas. And I've been reading up on tiger hunting techniques (here; Wiki). They use their sense of smell to sniff out prey, but I haven't found the specifics of what they might sniff for.

The setting is a pre-modern (but clean) urban area which the tiger is stuck in, and she's hungry. Will she go for the bleeding guy first?
Tags: ~animals (misc)

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