In Video: Watch mother bear defend cub from tiger attack in India
Both animals were left wounded after the fight.
A violent fight between a male tiger and a female sloth bear at Tadoba National Park in India has been captured on camera.
Akshay Kumar, a naturalist leading a tourist safari at Bamboo Forest Safari Lodge, managed to film the clash.
Mr Kumar said the tiger was cooling off in an area of water when the sloth bear arrived with her cub.