Adult Liger in captivity
Range Most in Zoo's & Labatories, Few in the Wild
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Felidae
Genus Panthera
Species Panthera leo x Panthera Tigris

The liger is a rare hybrid between a Lion and a Tiger, few in numbers because of the numerous differences between the two cats.

Famous Ligers

Hercules is a Liger in captivity. He is a fast runner, topping at 50 miles per hour. He once appeared on a show starring him!

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