A female sumatran tiger approaches through the bamboo

A female sumatran tiger approaches through the bamboo. This is Puna and was shot as part of a photography day at the wonderful Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent

A Liger! The awesome hybrid cross between a female tiger and a male lion. They are the largest of all the jungle cats, "growing to almost the lion and tigers combined size." Interestingly, "in history there have been stories of ligers found in the wild. Ligers were long thought to be sterile, but this theory was disproved in 1953, when a 15 year old liger was successfully mated with a male lion. The cub survived into adulthood, despite having poor health."

The Liger is a hybrid cross between a male lion and a female tiger, thus both its parents are from the Panthera genus, but from different species. Ligers are the biggest of all the big cats, growing to almost the lion and tigers combined size.

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A MALE LIGER.---- A liger is the offspring between a male lion and a female tiger. It looks more like a giant lion with subtle diffused stripes. Ligers are enormous because a male lion has a growth gene and the female (lioness) has a growth inhibitor,  BUT THE FEMALE TIGER DOESN'T HAVE A GROWTH INHIBITER.

A MALE LIGER.---- A liger is the offspring between a male lion and a female…

Tigers Curse, Black Tiger, Sohan Kishan Rajaram

I'm Nightfall leader of the wild pack. I'm a Large(larger than any other tiger) 2 year old Female tiger (tiger years).My clan refers to me a strong, wise, and courageous.

For cat lovers, Male Lion + Female Tiger = Liger, the biggest and rarest cat on earth

For cat lovers, Male Lion + Female Tiger = Liger, the biggest and rarest cat on earth

This is Hercules, a male liger (lion-tiger hybrid.) Ligers are the largest of all existing cats, and Hercules weighs about 900 pounds.

Tiger - http://paulhayes.photography/2015-04/tiger/  A female sumatran tiger approaches through the bamboo.  This is Puna, and was shot as part of a photography day at the wonderful Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent

Tiger by Paul Hayes on - This is Puna, and was shot as part of a photography day at the wonderful Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent

Largest Wildcat in the World The largest wild cat in the world is a liger, also known as a hybrid cross between a male lion and a female tiger. Similar to the English Mastiff, this huge liger is also named Hercules and is recognized by the Guiness Bo

Biggest Animals in the World

Largest Wildcat in the World The largest wild cat in the world is a liger, also known as a hybrid cross between a male lion and a female tiger. Similar to the English Mastiff, this huge liger is also named Hercules and is recognized by the Guiness Bo

Liger Hercules. While there are legends of Ligers prowling the wilds, they currently only exist in captivity, where they are deliberately bred.

Liger ( Male Lion + Female Tiger) Hybrid Animals That Are Hard To Believe Actually Exist

Endangered Siberian tigers caught in snowy scuffle in Sweden over female

Endangered Siberian tigers caught in snowy scuffle in Sweden over female

Two Siberian tigers fight for the affection of a female tiger in Orsa-Björn Park in central Sweden. The tigers were once populous across Asia but poaching has severely endangered them.

Adult female Sumatran tiger Joanne and her three 3-month-old cubs—Nelson, Cathy and Debbie—pounced onto exhibit recently. This is the first litter of cubs that Joanne has raised, and they will be on exhibit at Tiger Trail every day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Adult female Sumatran tiger Joanne and her three cubs—Nelson, Cathy and Debbie—pounced onto exhibit recently. This is the first litter of cubs that Joanne has raised, and they will be on exhibit at Tiger Trail every day from 9 a. to 1 p.

National Geographic 125: National Geographic celebrates 125 years

125 years of National Geographic – in pictures

National Geographic 125 Years India, By setting off a camera trap, a female tiger captures her own image in Bandhavgarh National Park. (Photo by Michael Nichols via National Geographic)

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