Pictures of Lions and Tigers and Lion and Tiger Facts
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Interesting Lion and Tiger Facts
- How many different types of lions are there? ANSWER: According to www.facts-about.org.uk, there are 7 different species of lions.
- How many different types of tigers are there? ANSWER: On the site at www.animaladventures.com, it is stated that there are five different species of tigers.
- What do lions eat? ANSWER: According to honoluluzoo.org, lions will typically eat zebras, giraffe, buffalo, wildebeest, gazelles and impala.
- How many species of tigers have gone extinct? ANSWER: According to honoluluzoo.org, 3 of the 8 original species have gone extinct, leaving 5 species today.
- What is the oldest lion? ANSWER: The oldest lion on record, according to lions.org, was nearly 29 years old!
- What is the oldest tiger? ANSWER: According to this source, the oldest tiger on record lived to be 26 years of age.
- What is the biggest lion? ANSWER: According to Wikipedia.org, lions can grow in excess of 550 pounds!
- Is there such a thing as a cross between a lion and a tiger? ANSWER: Yes! There is an animal known as a "liger". The liger at this site has stripes, but they are faint.