The first ever white ligers have been born at Myrtle Beach Safari in South Carolina. Ligers are the biggest cats in the world. A liger is an offspring of a male lion and a female tiger. There are roughly 1,000 ligers in the world and almost all of them have been born in captivity. These are the first white ligers, the result of a male white lion and a white tigress.
There are only around 300 white lions and 1,200 white tigers left in the world, so the cubs’ father, Ivory and mother, Saraswati, are both extremely rare too!
From L to R : Yeti, Odlin, Sampson and Apollo
Father, Ivory and Mother, Saraswati,
It will not be long before these little cubs near the monstrous size of the actual single biggest cat on the planet, “Hercules”, who weighs just short of 1,000 lbs and stands 12 feet tall, when standing on 2 feet. Hercules weighed 904 lbs at just 3 years old!
Video of Hercules – Liger