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Hybrids - brotherbear - 12-31-2018







RE: Hybrids - nobody - 01-29-2019

Tiliger


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The tiliger is a hybrid cross between a male tiger (Panthera tigris) and a ligress (which is the hybrid offspring of a male lion and female tiger). The world's first tiligers were born on 16 August 2007 at Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma.[citation needed]

Although male tigons and ligers are sterile, female hybrids can produce cubs. As with ligers, tiligers grow to a size that is typically larger than either of their tiger and lion fore
bears. Large males can grow up to 400 kg and 3.50 meters in length, while the females may grow up to 250 kg and 3 meters in length.





Tiliger Male vs Tigress


RE: Hybrids - brotherbear - 01-29-2019

This is interesting although hybrids serve no purpose. ( that I know of ).


RE: Hybrids - Shadow - 01-29-2019

(01-29-2019, 04:16 AM)brotherbear Wrote: This is interesting although hybrids serve no purpose. ( that I know of ).

Well, at least we can see what it looks like if big cat is 400 kg. Comparing these hybrids to other big cats we can all make our estimations, if 400 kg tigers in past are realistic weights or exaggerations. It would be very interesting to see comparisons what comes to skulls and bones etc. I think, that some hybrids have died already in old age.


RE: Hybrids - brotherbear - 01-29-2019

(01-29-2019, 04:27 AM)Shadow Wrote:
(01-29-2019, 04:16 AM)brotherbear Wrote: This is interesting although hybrids serve no purpose. ( that I know of ).

Well, at least we can see what it looks like if big cat is 400 kg. Comparing these hybrids to other big cats we can all make our estimations, if 400 kg tigers in past are realistic weights or exaggerations. It would be very interesting to see comparisons what comes to skulls and bones etc. I think, that some hybrids have died already in old age.

Perhaps too, if these captive cats were allowed proper exercise and fed on a healthy diet, we might learn of the physical capabilities of the huge Pleistocene cats of a similar size.