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Ligers are Healthy.

Ligers are Healthy.

This is Hercules, a Liger (combo lion & tiger), with the staff member holding up the newest baby liger, Aries.  This animal is beautiful, yes, but is a hybrid-meaning that it does not exist in the wild.  And the owner of this preserve calls himself a 'conservationist.'  How is this conservation when one is breeding (or allowing the breeding to happen) hybrid animals that are a 'wow' factor & just serve to bring in more $$?

This is Hercules, a Liger (combo lion & tiger), with the staff member holding up the newest baby liger, Aries. This animal is beautiful, yes, but is a hybrid-meaning that it does not exist in the wild. And the owner of this preserve calls himself a 'conservationist.' How is this conservation when one is breeding (or allowing the breeding to happen) hybrid animals that are a 'wow' factor & just serve to bring in more $$?

Liikeri Hercules hauskaa kävijää.

Liikeri Hercules hauskaa kävijää.

ABC NIGHT LINE --------FEATURING HERCULES THE LIGER. A LIGER GROWS TO A SIZE LARGER THAN THE LION AND TIGER COMBINED.   5OK

ABC NIGHT LINE --------FEATURING HERCULES THE LIGER. A LIGER GROWS TO A SIZE LARGER THAN THE LION AND TIGER COMBINED. 5OK

Jungle Island in Miami is home to a liger (a hybrid cross between a male lion and a female tiger) named Hercules, the largest non-obese liger. The liger is recognized by the Guiness Book of World Records as the largest cat on Earth, weighing in at 900 lbs.

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Jungle Island in Miami is home to a liger (a hybrid cross between a male lion and a female tiger) named Hercules, the largest non-obese liger. The liger is recognized by the Guiness Book of World Records as the largest cat on Earth, weighing in at 900 lbs.

Rajani Ferrante can easily have a liger ride by sitting on the back of Hercules the liger.

Rajani Ferrante can easily have a liger ride by sitting on the back of Hercules the liger.

Saber-toothed cat struts down Wilshire Blvd in L.A. and comes home to the Tar Pits! - YouTube

Saber-toothed cat struts down Wilshire Blvd in L.A. and comes home to the Tar Pits! - YouTube

The name of this cat is Hercules, a feline Liger, which is cross between a Lion with a Tiger.

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The name of this cat is Hercules, a feline Liger, which is cross between a Lion with a Tiger.

A rare hybrid of a L Amazing World beautiful amazing

A rare hybrid of a L Amazing World beautiful amazing

Humans are usually predators, but we can be prey too. The people in a village on the Niger River in Africa were losing fellow villagers at a rapid rate and called in the army, which shot a 7 m, 1200 kg crocodile. ~via Amazing Things in the World page, FB