Positively purr-fect! Tyra Banks displays her bombshell curves as she transforms into a fierce tigress for PAPER magazine

She made 'fierce' a household phrase while hosting her hit America's Next Top Model.

And Tyra Banks looked sexy and strong as she transformed into a smoldering tiger for a sizzling new shoot with PAPER magazine's Break The Internet Issue, released on Tuesday.

The statuesque beauty,?43, looked almost unrecognizable as she slipped into an ultra-sheer leotard, while painting her face and body with wildcat stripes.

Positively purr-fect!?yra Banks looked sexy and strong as she transformed into a tiger for a sizzling new shoot with PAPER magazine's Break The Internet Issue, released on Tuesday

Positively purr-fect!?yra Banks looked sexy and strong as she transformed into a tiger for a sizzling new shoot with PAPER magazine's Break The Internet Issue, released on Tuesday

The model turned TV presenter went all out for the look, even adding a prosthetic nose to make her look as feline as possible in the shots snapped by photographer?Vijat Mohindra.?

Ty-gra, as she was calling her inner animal,?let a long, blonde mane from from her crown?while wearing a solid gold collar around her neck.

The America's Got Talent host embraced her natural instincts a going bare save for, an ornate gold thong covering her essentials, while a nude bra blended with her striped-adorned figure.

Black patent leather boots climbed up the starlet's long legs to add another level of sex appeal to Tyra's wild look, styled by B. Akerlund.

The cat's miaow!?The statuesque beauty, 43, looked almost unrecognizable as she slipped into an ultra-sheer leotard, while painting her face and body with wildcat stripes

The cat's miaow!?The statuesque beauty, 43, looked almost unrecognizable as she slipped into an ultra-sheer leotard, while painting her face and body with wildcat stripes

The mane event! Ty-gra, as she was calling her inner animal, let a long, blonde mane from from her crown while wearing a solid gold collar around her neck

The mane event! Ty-gra, as she was calling her inner animal, let a long, blonde mane from from her crown while wearing a solid gold collar around her neck

Sharp as can be gold claws made it clear that Ty-gra was not to be trifled with.?

The Life Size actress looked more like herself in another look where she sported a hardware heavy bodysuit that showcased her ample cleavage.

Instead of realistic ears, Tyra donned a shiny cat-ear headband while keeping on the same kitty-collar seen in the other looks.

Her striking green eyes were framed with sharp feline-inspired shadow with a jewel-toned glimmer along her lashes.

Nude ambition: The model turned TV presenter went all out for the look, even adding a prosthetic nose to make her look as feline as possible?

Nude ambition: The model turned TV presenter went all out for the look, even adding a prosthetic nose to make her look as feline as possible?

Tyra's hair was done by Kim Kimble, while her make-up look came from Valente Frazier and her manicure was perfected by?Yoko Sakurakura.?

In the accompanying interview, Tyra discussed leaving her role on America's Next Top Model and subsequently returning.

She said: 'I stepped away, but social media was calling my name in my sleep, screaming they were p****d off at me that I deserted [the show].

'I needed to bring my butt back, so I did. One thing I know is from studying business, they say your brand is not what you say it is, it's what they say it is.?

'I thought Top Model would be fine without me hosting, but the social media sphere let me know that was not the case.'

Cat scratch fever! Sharp as can be gold claws made it clear that the model and entrepreneur was not to be trifled with

Cat scratch fever! Sharp as can be gold claws made it clear that the model and entrepreneur was not to be trifled with

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