Sep 16 2013
With a name like Hercules, you know he’s got to be big. But at 922 pounds, big is an understatement for the world’s largest living cat, according to the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records. Hercules is a liger — the hybrid offspring of a male lion and a tigress — who lives at the Myrtle Beach Safari wildlife preserve in South Carolina. He is 131 inches long, and measures 49 inches tall at the shoulder. Ligers, which do not exist in the wild, can grow to twice the size of their parents and weigh about a hundred times more than the average house cat. [Continue Reading]
So I guess Napoleon Dynamite was right about Ligers. Awesome. I really don’t think I would want to be too close to this guy seeing that wild animals in captivity have been known to go flip mode every now and then. Awesome animal though.
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