Golden tigers are one of the rarest animals on the planet. These tigers’ stunning coats do not make them a separate species, though. They’re a breed of Bengal tigers. Their unique coloring is actually a genetic mutation from recessive genes.
Before polar bears became our most iconic symbol of climate change, they were more often a symbol of terrifying animal strength. Anyone old enough to have played pioneering fight game Tekken 2 in the mid nineties will likely remember the polar bear, Kuma. Other characters had laser beams which blasted out of their eyes or fists which turned into balls of fire, but Kuma’s special move was actually the most satisfying – lumbering to his feet he would smash both of his enormous claws together, dropping even the strongest enemy to the floor quivering and bleeding, and very often dead.
Tigers are one of the most fascinating species in the animal kingdom. From their behavior patterns to environment, and the reason for their rapidly-growing endangerment, tigers are rare and beautiful animals and many zoologists agree they’re one of the most interesting mammals to study.
A sad and compelling trait that sticks out among the rest, solitude and isolation is the tiger’s chosen way of life. While the reasons for this are vast, there are plenty of factors to consider when it comes to understanding why tigers live alone.
Before we start our list, lets start off with a base measurement that puts everything into perspective. The average human bite force measures in at 160 pounds per square inch. While a human can bite though smaller bones, such as those from a chicken, its highly unlikely to be able to generate enough force to chomp through anything of substantial size. Plus human teeth will chip and shatter if too much pressure is applied. Now onto the list….
White tigers are some of the most stunning animals in the world, but they can only be found in captivity. Despite once having populations throughout Asia, the white tiger no longer exists in the wild for a few reasons. Lets explore how white tigers came to be and why they no longer are found in the wild.
One of the most dangerous and fierce animals in the animal kingdom is actually the hippopotamus. Their size, strength and aggressiveness makes them a formidable opponent against most animals. Let see how they would stack up in a fight against other apex predators from the animal kingdom.
Silverback Gorillas are one of the strongest and intimating animals on the planet. The large primates can lift over ten times their body weight and with the rare exception of a leopard, have no natural predators. They and are truly the king of their jungle. However, what would happen if this king of the jungle had to fight the other kings of the jungle, a male lion? What about a tiger? A grizzly bear?
To many, a liger is a mythical creature that exists only in legends and inside Napoleon’s sketchbook. However, this animal is real and exists in a few places around the world today. A liger is a unique hybrid created when a female tiger and male lion mate. Below is more about how ligers originated and other interesting facts about them.