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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
Liger face

The liger is a mixed animal that has a lion father and a tiger mother[1] They are the largest kind of cat, and grow up to 3 to 3.6 metres.[2][3] 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.

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