Biggest Liger Ever Recorded
Biggest Ligers in the world carry a huge and long list. Many Ligers during their peak and prime were the biggest ligers of all time or during their times. This article takes into account all the biggest ligers that have ever existed in the world. This also includes world's famous liger Hercules the liger as well. There are confirming reports about weights of the ligers to be around 900 pounds to 1000 pounds. But after 1000 pounds, in the online records, there haven’t been many records. One report suggests a liger of 1200 pounds, while another report suggests that in Wisconsin, there was a liger which weighed more than 1600 pounds.f-Share Tweet Linkedin Google+ Pinterest VK
Weight is a typical factor that influences the size of the ligers. Male ligers are bigger in size as compared to the female ligers. Female ligers weight less but yet still they weigh more than a wild African male lion. However, some female ligers are reported to have weighed 425 pounds, the weight is still huge and even in some instances greater than the male African lions.f-Share Tweet Linkedin Google+ Pinterest VK
From these recorded data, 1600 pound liger seems to be the biggest liger ever on earth in Wisconsin. However, there have been a lot to confirm about the credibility of the report as well. In this article we shall take a record of different ligers and then depict their weights accordingly.f-Share Tweet Linkedin Google+ Pinterest VK
• A female liger named as Freckles weighed 425 pounds at the age of 16, surely this liger would have weighed much more during its prime year period (5 to 12).
• Rocky the liger weighed about 1200 pounds.
• Sinbad the liger weighed 900 pounds.
• Hercules the liger also weighed 900 pounds as well.
• Hobbs the liger was also one of the biggest liger which weighed more than 1200 Pounds as well.
• Nook the liger used to have 1400 pounds of weight( Breuckman Website, 2007)
• A female liger named as Ariana weighed 400 pounds.
• A liger named Samson was more than 1000 pounds as well.
• Another liger named as Patrick weighed about 800 pounds.
• Another article stated an unnamed liger to be about 1600 pounds in Wisconsin (Barett, 2004).
If all of these recorded data are authenticated, then the liger in Wisconsin is the biggest liger ever recorded in the world. Nook the liger is also 1400 pounds as well while Rocky the liger weighs about 1200 pounds. Therefore, 3 ligers have dominantly crossed 1000 pound mark, while rests of the ligers are within 1000 pounds. Hercules the liger was heaviest in the world according to the National Geographic but it weighed 900 pounds. It does not matter is if some of the ligers are obese or whatever, the thing is they have become that much heavier and have the huge size and this should be acceptable to all.f-Share Tweet Linkedin Google+ Pinterest VK
Sudan and Samson were other two ligers that lived with Dr. Bhagavan Antle. They were also very famous ligers of their time. Samson the liger and Sudan the liger both weighed more than 1000 Pounds and lived a very famous life at the Myrtle Beach Safari.f-Share Tweet Linkedin Google+ Pinterest VK