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Who will win in a liger versus a lion fight?

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The enormous size advantage a liger has over even the largest lion is likely to be the deciding factor in a hypothetical encounter between the two species. Ligers can grow to over 12 feet in length and weigh more than 1,000 pounds, while lions rarely approach 500 pounds in weight.

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Who will win in a liger versus a lion fight?
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Ligers are a hybrid resulting from the mating of a male lion and a female tiger. This pairing does not occur in nature. The liger is the largest living felid in the world and displays more lion-like traits than those of a tiger. These traits include a mane and general coloration. Faint stripes from the tiger are often present on a liger. Ligers enjoy water and are often more docile than either parent.

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