Hybrid Animals You Didn't Know Existed
Nature and Travel
On 27th September 2016
Genetic hybrids in the animal world exist when animals of differing species create offspring together. There are a long list of hybrids from various animal families, including:
The reason that a lot of people aren’t aware of the more obscure animal hybrids is because they tend to be infertile. However, that doesn’t mean some strange hybrid animals don’t exist.
#1 Tigons are born when a male tiger mates with a female lion.
They can have both tiger stripes and lion spots.
#2 Ligers are the result of a male lion breeding with a female tiger.
#3 A grolar bear is a cross between a polar bear and a grizzly.
#4 Jaglions are extremely rare, as jaguars and lions live on separate continents. But in an Ontario zoo, two of these unusual animals were born.