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  • n. Plural form of tigon.

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Examples

  • Animals (and non-animals) have produced fertile cross-species mixes, the liger and tigon for example are species which have fertile members (although only the females which makes them non-sustainable as seperate species without lion and tiger populations however if enough liger and tigons are breed with lions and tigers it should eventually result in a fertile male liger or tigon to continue the species).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “I, for One, Welcome My Neandertal Ancestry”

  • The top spot goes to ti-ligers/ti-tigon/li-tigons/li-ligers because it is a hybrid among the hybrids.

    Zorse – The Zebra Horse Hybrid

  • A sidenote to this is that only females ligers/tigons are fertile, which suggests a much more recent divergence than, say, humans and chimps.

    Zorse – The Zebra Horse Hybrid

  • Male Ligers and tigons are almost always infertile.

    Luskin still doesn't get it - The Panda's Thumb

  • Wilks, are ligons and tigons bigones when it comes to fertility?

    Macroevolution FAQ updated - The Panda's Thumb

  • Coming up next on 360, we got ligers, we got tigons, and now we got wholphins.

    CNN Transcript Apr 15, 2005

  • After all, ligers are tigons are ligers and all chicken strips are the same frozen, breaded and fried formula.

    Boise Weekly

  • As of now, we plan do do videos of this type focusing on white tigers, ligers. tigons, as well as others educating on what you can do to help.

    recent posts - blip.tv (beta)

  • In zoos, for instance, tigons (the cross of a male tiger with a lioness), ligers (from a male lion and female tiger) and leopard and lion crosses are well known, and some of the big cat hybrids are fertile.

    Fore, right!

  • So, in this regard, learning about the non-magical characteristics of ligers and tigons really doesn't give any clues as to what Deane is up to.

    Aaron Mentele, Charisma 18

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