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ROYC75
06-16-2005, 12:24 PM
The 10ft Liger who's still growing...

He looks like something from a prehistoric age or a fantastic
creation from Hollywood. But Hercules is very much living flesh and
blood - as he proves every time he opens his gigantic mouth to roar.
Part lion, part tiger, he is not just a big cat but a huge one,
standing 10ft tall on his back legs. Called a liger, in reference to
his crossbreed parentage, he is the largest of all the cat species.

On a typical day he will devour 20lb of meat, usually beef or
chicken, and is capable of eating 100lb at a single setting. At just
three years old, Hercules already weighs half a ton.



He is the accidental result of two enormous big cats living close
together at the Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species, in
Miami, Florida, and already dwarfs both his parents. "Ligers are
not something we planned on having," said institute owner Dr
Bhagavan Antle. "We have lions and tigers living together in large
enclosures and at first we had no idea how well one of the lion boys
was getting along with a tiger girl, then lo and behold we had a
liger."



50mph runner... Not only that, but he likes to swim, a feat unheard
of among water-fearing lions. In the wild it is virtually impossible
for lions and tigers to mate. Not only are they enemies likely to
kill one another, but most lions are in Africa and most tigers in
Asia. But incredible though he is, Hercules is not unique. Ligers
have been bred in captivity, deliberately and accidentally, since
shortly before World War II.



Today there are believed to be a handful of ligers around the world
and a similar number of tigons, the product of a tiger father and
lion mother. Tigons are smaller than ligers and take on more
physical characteristics of the tiger.

Famous cross-breeds




Look at the size of the head on this thing.. )

Pics to follow.......... :)

ROYC75
06-16-2005, 12:24 PM
Sorry ..........

ROYC75
06-16-2005, 12:25 PM
Sorry ...........

HC_Chief
06-16-2005, 12:26 PM
lol ROY, you suck at attachments :D

ROYC75
06-16-2005, 12:27 PM
Damn .... the pics came up at 1st, now they are not .

Simplex3
06-16-2005, 12:28 PM
I THINK THE INTARWEB IS DOWN!

Baby Lee
06-16-2005, 12:28 PM
Babydaddypus is a freeper!!!

chagrin
06-16-2005, 12:29 PM
Frankth and Beanth!

ROYC75
06-16-2005, 12:29 PM
lol ROY, you suck at attachments :D

Without a doubt, I do.......

I posted the 1st one, viewed it before submitting it. It showed up,checked the post, it was there...not the damn thing is gone. :shake:

AustinChief
06-16-2005, 12:31 PM
kinda ugle looking...

http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2005/02/ligerBARCROFT160205_300x450.jpg

HC_Chief
06-16-2005, 12:31 PM
You're posting a link to your hotmail account, nerd.

Save the picture to your hdd, then upload it here.

HC_Chief
06-16-2005, 12:32 PM
kinda ugle looking...

http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2005/02/ligerBARCROFT160205_300x450.jpg
Holy crap, that thing is HUGE :eek:
No wonder Napoleon D thinks they're kewl

Baby Lee
06-16-2005, 12:34 PM
kinda ugle looking...

http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2005/02/ligerBARCROFT160205_300x450.jpg
Liger Please!!

Goapics1
06-16-2005, 12:34 PM
Without a doubt, I do.......

I posted the 1st one, viewed it before submitting it. It showed up,checked the post, it was there...not the damn thing is gone. :shake:
Roy I saw it when you first posted. I'll back you up.

Saulbadguy
06-16-2005, 12:36 PM
It's pretty much my favorite animal.

Baby Lee
06-16-2005, 12:37 PM
Ever reliable snopes has a good set of pics [and confirms the liger's existence].

http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/liger.asp

And Roy, could you erase those first two posts. I keep getting multiple [entering a secure area] pop-ups due to them.

ROYC75
06-16-2005, 12:37 PM
OK, I have them saved to a picture folder....... How do I switch them to view ?

ROYC75
06-16-2005, 12:40 PM
Damn........ I suck, thanks for the help guys.

chagrin
06-16-2005, 12:42 PM
I THINK THE INTARWEB IS DOWN!



BWAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!

This is a good day on the planet, I am laughing my ass off at work and everybody's complaining about me. That and Cadmonkey's avatar is getting me in trouble!!

Pitt Gorilla
06-16-2005, 12:54 PM
I saw several Ligers and Tigons at a zoo in Canberra, ACT. They really weren't that special until Nap Dyn came along.

Dartgod
06-16-2005, 01:18 PM
Ever reliable snopes has a good set of pics [and confirms the liger's existence].

http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/liger.asp

And Roy, could you erase those first two posts. I keep getting multiple [entering a secure area] pop-ups due to them.
I think this is a fake:

http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/graphics/liger2.jpg

It is clearly much different than a real liger

http://photos1.blogger.com/img/156/3623/320/liger.jpg

BigRedChief
06-16-2005, 01:32 PM
:hail: (At maturity he is expected to reach 12 feet in length and weight about 1,250 lbs.)

Swanman
06-16-2005, 01:45 PM
It's pretty much my favorite animal.

Bred for its skills in magic.

wildcat09
06-16-2005, 01:48 PM
"That liger ain't crazy, that liger went liger"

-Chris Rock-

Taco John
06-16-2005, 01:52 PM
What about it's magical properties?

Brando
06-16-2005, 02:00 PM
It's pretty much my favorite animal.

Did it take you three hours to finish the shading on Bill Snyder's upper lip?