Liger’s aren’t just mystical creatures bread for their skills in magic like Napoleon Dynamite says.
They are actually more prone to cancer and other illnesses. They are a genuine hybrid (cross-breed) big cat spices of a Tiger mother + Lion father.
Once thought to be infertile, they are now bread in some zoos worldwide. (They don’t occur naturally in the wild. The romance just isn’t there.) A Tigon works the other way around: Lion mother and Tiger father.
This website is a fascinating resource with details, plus a reference chart that explains the the characteristics of various hybrid big cats.
A LIGER was born in South Carolina in November 2010, Click here to see a photo and read more about the one at the the Myrtle Beach Wildlife Reserve.
Thanks for visiting this site! If you like ligers, you’ll probably cool. You might enjoy other things at my site. I hope you’ll poke around, and see for yourself.