Tigon

Your eyes aren’t playing tricks, the animal that you see above is called a “tigon”, or a hybrid cross between a male tiger and a female lion – it has parents with the same genus but of different species. They can exhibit visible characteristics from both parents: they can have both spots from the mother and stripes from the father. Any mane that a male tigon may have will appear shorter and less noticeable than a lion’s mane and is closer in type to the ruff of a male tiger. Continue reading for more cool animal hybrids you may not have known existed. Click here to view more ligon pictures.

16. Liger

Liger

15. Zebroid

Zebroid

14. Coywolf

Coywolf

13. Grolar Bear

Grolar Bear

12. Savannah Cat

Savannah Cat

11. Wholphin

Wholphin

10. Beefalo

Beefalo

9. Hinny

Hinny

8. Narluga

Narluga

7. Cama

Cama

6. Dzo

Dzo

5. Leopon

Leopon

4. Geep

Geep

3. Jaglion

Jaglion

2. Mulard

Mulard

1. Zubron

Zubron