Ligers In The Wild

Filed under: Ligers - 07 Jun 2013  | Share on:

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When talking about ligers, you probably only think of these animals in captivity. Ligers can be seen in various zoo, around the world, these big cats impressing with their size, but also with their beauty. Until today, there have been registered no cases of ligers into the wild, but no one can tell for sure that an individual from the species has never been born outside the zoo.

Well, one of the most important questions about ligers nowadays is whether they can survive in the wild or not? There are numerous sources which claim that it would actually be impossible for a liger to survive into the wild. However, there are also specialists who believe that ligers would do just fine outside the zoo.


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There are certain areas in the world with a higher probability of homing a liger. They include the forests of India, Africa, as well as the North and South America. The liger is well known to be one of the largest and most intelligent animals in the world. It possesses an immense speed, force and strength, so why wouldn’t he survive? Ligers are capable of running at speeds that exceed 60 miles per hours. When it comes to this characteristic, they have actually been able to surpass their parents, running even faster than lions.

A liger has an impressive dimension, but it posses huge paws, a huge month and a great strength. This means that it could hunt any animal in the wild, with no problems. In conclusion, a liger is able to run faster, possesses more strength and has the ability to hunt any prey.


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And that is not all! Ligers are known to be highly social animals and they also love to swim. They are as friendly as possible and like to be around other animals. But, in case of need, a liger can also defend itself. It is commonly thought that this impressive animal would actually be able to take down a lion. Even a female liger can survive into the wild, being more powerful than most of the animals which live there.

Having all these facts under consideration, we can surely say that ligers will be able to survive into the wild. This meas that such an animal may exist in this environment. Well, even though it looks like ligers can survive into the wild, the chances for such an impressive animal to be found outside zoos is still low. The parents of a liger, lions and tigers, do not live in the same environment. Still, it is not impossible for ligers to exist in the wild!

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