You might have probably heard about the most common animal hybrid between a female horse and a male donkey, called a mule, but did you know there are more of these mixed animals? Though this kind of species and breeds crossing does not usually appear in nature, with the intervention of humans, we ...
The first captive wholphin, Keikaimalu, was born in 1985. The hybrid animal, whose name means "the peaceful sea," is a cross between an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) mother and ...
This is a list of genetic hybrids which is limited to well documented cases of animals of differing species able to create hybrid offspring which may or may not be infertile. Hybrids should not be confused with genetic chimeras, such as that between sheep and goat known as the geep.
To get a hybrid animal, two animals from different species, but from the same genus, must be crossed. The resulting animal will be a hybrid. This does not happen very often in nature, and most hybrid animals are sterile, but imagine the possibilities. The blood parrot cichlid is a cichlid hybrid. It ...
What do you get when you cross a lion with a tiger? How about a zebra with a horse? Believe it or not these are not the first lines of terrible jokes, but real scientific questions with real living answers.Hybrid animals are the offspring produced when two animals of closely related - but different - species breed. The young produced will usually not be fertile, and so hybrid species are not ...
There are so many unique animal species in our world, many of which have not even been discovered yet. Individuals from different but genetically closely related species do occasionally mate and produce offsprings, and the result is a hybrid: a distinct creature that shares genetic traits of both parent species, and is many times stronger or larger than the originals.
Ligers, tigons, and Grolars Oh my! Many old civilizations´ mythologies featured bizarre hybrid creatures such as the Centaur, Harpy and Sirena and even these days, graphic designers and Photoshop fans create modern hybrids by mixing different animal species together. But hybrids animals are real, living creatures. They can occur naturally ...
Hybrids are typically the topic of my own secret dreams. Said dreams usually revolve around owning a gorilladillo (a cross between a gorilla and an armadillo). Apparently, I might be closer to achieving that goal than I thought. You wouldn't think that the animals below are real, but there are many living examples of such creatures.
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Hybrid animals may not have occurred in nature, but they are truly fascinating. Check out our list of interesting hybrid animals. Hybrid animals may not have occurred in nature, but they are truly fascinating. Check out our list of interesting hybrid animals.