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Liger couple.jpg
Female (left) and male (right) ligers at Everland amusement park in South Korea.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Panthera
Species: Panthera leo × Panthera tigris

A liger is a mix between a male lion (Panthera leo) and a female tiger (Panthera tigris). It is different from a similar mix called a tigon and is the biggest of all known extant cats.

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