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Ligers and Tigons

What are ligers and tigons? Do these animals really exist? We'll tell you!

Ligers and tigons - are these strange-sounding animals real? Or did someone just mix up the letters in "tiger" and "lion"? No, ligers and tigons are for real. They are cross breeds of these two big cat species. They are the offspring of a male lion and a female tiger or a male tiger and a female lion.

Over the following pages, you’ll find out what these animals have in common, where they come from, if there are any famous animals and what li-ligers and ti-tigons are.

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