Ever hear of a "Liger"???

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Cowgirl71, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd never heard of them before. They're huge! Just thought I'd share this link about them... [​IMG]

     
  2. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    When I was growing up and guy down the road from us had several big cats and a Liger was one of them. It got out and mauled someones dog and they could not catch it so they had to shoot it.
     
  3. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow thats one big kitteh! it's like the jersey giant of the cat world lol
     
  4. Matthew3590

    Matthew3590 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A liger is male lion female tiger and a TIGON is the exact opposite of a liger. Hows that for some thinking?

    Also, they are infertal just like mules
     
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  5. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Quote:Actually they are more like the cornish crosses of the cat world. [​IMG]
     
  6. greenbird

    greenbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hasn't anyone seen Napoleon Dynamite??? [​IMG]
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Yes, I've even seen programs about the liger.

    I'm not trying to hijack, but I'm adding this mainly for Taz's benefit.

    South Florida is having a problem with a new, non-native snake species. It's a cross between a burmese python and an african rock python. Irresponsible owners have turned both burmese and rocks loose in the everglades and they are capable of mating. Burmese are large, very large, and african rocks are very aggressive. The result is a snake large enough and mean enough to eat a human:

    http://www.ecoworld.com/animals/python-mating-florida.html

    Me thinks I'd rather go up against a Liger. [​IMG]
     
  8. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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  9. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    learned about that in school a combonation of a tiger and lion
     
  10. equinelyn

    equinelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes they are much larger than lions or tigers and they are sterile. Like mules.
     

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