Hybrid Animals You Didn't Know Existed

Posted by Michael Avery in Nature and Travel On 27th September 2016
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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:

Felid hybrids

Equid hybrids

Cetacean hybrids

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.

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#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.

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#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.

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