What is another word for tigon?

16 synonyms found


[ tˈɪɡɒn], [ tˈɪɡɒn], [ t_ˈɪ_ɡ_ɒ_n]

Tigon is a word that refers to a hybrid animal that results from a male tiger and a female lion. This hybrid animal is also known by several synonyms such as tiglon, liger, and litigon. Tigon is a term that is not widely used and is often misunderstood along with its synonym, liger, which is the offspring of a male lion and a female tiger. A litigon, on the other hand, results from the breeding of a male lion and a female tigon. These hybrid animals are a combination of two of the most powerful and majestic big cats and are often very large and distinct from their parents.

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The tiger is one of the world's most well-known big cats. These animals, known scientifically as Panthera tigris, can grow to be as big as three meters in length and weigh in at well over 100 kilograms. They are solitary animals and the only time they are found in groups is during breeding season. Tigers have big, powerful strides and are difficult to surprise. They are thought to be the most adaptable big cat, able to live in almost any environment. They are mainly nocturnal and their primary prey is large animals such as bison, deer and antelope.

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