A liger is the result of breeding a male lion to a tigress. A tigon is the result of breeding a male tiger to a lioness. Since lions and tigers do not exist in the same areas, this is not something that happens in the wild. ... Don't support places, like T.I.G.E.R.S. and Jungle Island, that breed ligers.
Unique Facts about Asia: Tiger. Tigers (Panthera tigris) are mammals of the Felidae family, one of four "big cats" that belong to the Panthera genus, and the largest of all cats, living or extinct. Tigers are predatory carnivores. Most tigers live in forests and grasslands (for which their camouflage is ideally suited) ...
Tigers as we know them, you see, have never lived in the wild in Africa. But there's still a chance you could see one there. Let us explain. Lions, leopards and tigers are all part of the Felidae family of cats, which originated in Africa and share a common ancestor.Nov 23, 2010
The tiger generally hunts alone, able to bring down prey such as deer and antelope. ... They also look like shadows as the tiger stalks through long grass in the moonlight. Tigers have striped skin not just striped fur. The stripes are like fingerprints and no two tigers have the same pattern.Aug 2, 2015
Most mammals can swim, including lions, leopards and cheetahs. Being able to swim is quite different from being able to swim well though. Most of the big cats tend to avoid water as they are adapted to hunt on land. Tigers, on the other hand, live in lush tropical jungles with lots of wide rivers.Dec 7, 2012
"I could never imagine that a tiger could so effortlessly leap from the ground on to an adult elephant's head, which is at least 12 feet (nearly 4 meters) above the ground," Vivek Menon, executive director of Wildlife Trust of India, said of the 2004 attack, a video of which has been circulating on YouTube.Jan 10, 2008