The liger is a hybrid offspring of a male lion (Panthera leo) and a female tiger ( Panthera tigris). . Male ligers also have the same levels of testosterone on average as an adult male lion, yet are azoospermic in accordance with Haldane's rule.
The Liger grows fast when very young and then slows down as it approaches their adult size. By the time they reach six years of age, all the growing has taken .
Height-wise, an adult liger is typically about ft tall at the shoulder and 6 ft tall at the tips of the ears when standing. To sustain such a large body, the liger.
The largest living cat is Hercules, an adult male liger (lion x tigress hybrid) currently housed at Myrtle Beach Safari, a wildlife reserve in South Carolina, USA .
Yes, Ligers really do exist. Hercules is a hybrid liger, between a male lion and a female tiger. This unique cat weighs pounds and it comes as no surprise.