Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Liger, Liger, Burning Bright ..

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This streaming video shows the liger — a hybrid between a male lion and a female tiger. This animal grows to be much larger than either parent. Interestingly, the tigon — a hybrid between a male tiger and female lion is usually smaller than either parent. [2:00].


  1. #1 Patrick
    March 26, 2008

    That is simply amazing.

  2. #2 bioephemera
    March 26, 2008

    Wow. I hadn’t realized the hybrid size differential was so, well, HUGE!

  3. #3 mmr
    September 28, 2009

    It looks like the video has been taken down. 🙁

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