|Female (left) and male (right) ligers at Everland amusement park in South Korea.|
|Species:||Panthera leo♂ × Panthera tigris♀|
The liger is a mixed animal that has a lion father and a tiger mother They are the largest kind of cat, and grow up to 3 to 3.6 metres. Most weigh about 700 pounds, while others can weigh as much as 1,000 pounds.
These animals are like both lions and tigers. Some may have a moderate mane, but most do not.
Tigons have tiger fathers and lion mothers. They are smaller than ligers. Their hair is also different.
References[change | change source]
- .BBC News. Taiwan zoo faces fine over 'liger' cubs 
- Description of ligers at Bestiarium.kryptozoologie.net
- Description of ligers at Lairweb.org.nz
Other websites[change | change source]
- Liger Tribute
- Liger Video of Sinbad (900 pound liger)
- Liger Pictures Liger Pictures from the Animal Safari in Pine Mountain Georgia
- The Liger Exists