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A liger, Panthera leo x Panthera tigris, at Taman Safari in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. This cat is a male named ‘Nala. His mother was a lion and father was a tiger. This ‘designer’ cat is a hybrid created by captive cross breeding for the wealthy in Indonesia seeking to have novel pets. When Indonesia began cracking down on the wildlife pet trade a few years ago, this liger and several others were given to the zoo by these pet owners.

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A liger, Panthera leo x Panthera tigris, at Taman Safari in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. This cat is a male named ‘Nala. His mother was a lion and father was a tiger. This ‘designer’ cat is a hybrid created by captive cross breeding for the wealthy in Indonesia seeking to have novel pets. When Indonesia began cracking down on the wildlife pet trade a few years ago, this liger and several others were given to the zoo by these pet owners.

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A liger, Panthera leo x Panthera tigris, at Taman Safari in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. This cat is a male named ‘Nala. His mother was a lion and father was a tiger. This ‘designer’ cat is a hybrid created by captive cross breeding for the wealthy in Indonesia seeking to have novel pets. When Indonesia began cracking down on the wildlife pet trade a few years ago, this liger and several others were given to the zoo by these pet owners.

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A liger, Panthera leo x Panthera tigris, at Taman Safari in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. This cat is a male named ‘Nala. His mother was a lion and father was a tiger. This ‘designer’ cat is a hybrid created by captive cross breeding for the wealthy in Indonesia seeking to have novel pets. When Indonesia began cracking down on the wildlife pet trade a few years ago, this liger and several others were given to the zoo by these pet owners.

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