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List of animals I want to see in my lifetime


I am a self-confessed wildlife lover… I believe I have made this clear in my previous posts and in my continued addiction to the Nat Geo, Discovery, and BBC channels. 1,308 more words

Nitten Nair


The liger is a hybrid cross between a male lion (Panthera leo) and a female tiger (Panthera tigris). Thus, it has parents with the same genus but of different species. 33 more words

The Confusing World of the Liger

Imagine you are born from two species but belong to neither. Imagine that your mother’s species consists of lone hunters living a solitary life outside of the mating season, while your father’s species lives in highly social family groups. 1,646 more words


Month 13: We BOUGHT a Zoo and Walked the Great Wall of Biliran

I know that is the most exciting title of my whole mission so hopefully you are all jazzed to read this ;)

What a crazy and awesome week!! 978 more words

Mission Field: Philippines

Ligers, and Tigons, and Grolar Bears! Oh my!

What is a hybrid animal?

A hybrid animals is the offspring of two closely related individuals, not of the same species.  They are also known as cross breeds.   447 more words

AP Biology

Pokémon, Phalic Flowers, and Ligers: Katyohdear Has a Birthday

On the eve of the ten year anniversary of my 21st birthday, we attended a local pub quiz. Our team had previously challenged the quiz master about the lack of questions to do with anything post mid-80s, and were subsequently shamed as his “least favourite team name”. 619 more words


Ligers: The Ethics of Species Creation

The idea of a liger is an intriguing one. The combination of two of the world’s fiercest felines? It’s any child’s dream come true. But the reality of the liger’s existence- as well as other similar creatures- brings up questions about the ethics of creating such animals. 577 more words