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Old 08-15-2012, 04:41 AM
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That's debate-able, but the I'm researching the more I'm finding out that the media has poor crdibilty an false claim's, but I belive that they are roughly the same size's, the tiger can just maintain being hevier more often. That dosent mean lion's cant reach any weight the tiger can, here is what site's like wiki try's so hard to conseal, the fact that they gave a 300 pound advantage on wiki speak's in how they just wanted other's to think there's a leverage, which in fact in a whole speice's tiger's only average around 430 pound's as adult's, an lion's can match the heavy hitter's as well...
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Tiger weight’s show they avearge no bigger than lion’s
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The bengal tiger is thinner an lighter than the lion
http://books.google.com/books?id=BRV...=0CDUQ6AEwAzgK
http://www.tigers.ru/articles/tab_eng.html#tab1
Hewett (1938), Inverarity (1888), Baker (1890), Buton (1933, 1948), Hornaday (1885), Meinertzhagen (1939) and Sanderson (1912) shows an average of 422 lbs, not far from the 420 lbs mark, isn't it?
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/...ersaverage.jpg
http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/k...amurtigers.jpg
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s...dsfdsfdfsd.jpg
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/j...rsandme/55.jpg
http://i713.photobucket.com/albums/w...Closeto400.jpg
http://bigcatrescue.org/2011/tiger-facts
http://english.savechinastigers.org/node/31
http://www.redorbit.com/education/re.../bengal_tiger/
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/j...rsandme/55.jpg
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{What ever weight’s the tiger has reach so can the lion}
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408kg=904 pound lion named Ali owned by Charle’s mason of king’sbridge
http://www.impeyan.net/default.asp?iId=KMFIH
two…900 pound lions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmUtjFBx6eM
- 900 pound lion
http://news.google.com/newspapers?ni...g=4456,2398849
818 pound lion named ponto fight’s off 2 tiger’s
http://newspaperarchive.com/oakland-tribune/1959-03-27/
826 pound lion named simba
http://i1017.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1306200659
http://junglephotos.com/africa/afani...nnathist.shtml
802 pound lion named mubasa
http://www.kansastravel.org/britspaughzoo.htm
http://www.thirdage.com/humor/800-po...ot-canal-video
806 pound lion attack’s tarzan 1967, in Cleveland, OH; Tarzan was attacked in the ring by an 800-pound lion.
http://www.tzproductions.com/index.php/history
2… 800 pound lion’s 1 named Prince an 1 named clarence
http://mfinley.com/tumor/bt-bwana-mike.htm
813 pound lion owner ruthledge
http://images.orkut.com/orkut/albums...FHZRfxlcKA.jpg
908 pound lion owned by Peter jackson
http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg139...pg&res=landing
800 pound lion
http://books.google.com/books?id=r_i...ed=0CCMQ6AEwAA
800 pound lion in circus
Trump: The Art Of The Deal
But Irving was very much like a lion tamer. You've seen these guys, maybe I50
pounds, who walk blithely into a cage where there's a magnificent 800~pound lion
http://books.google.com/books?id=Ye6...ed=0CFcQ6AEwCQ
800 pound lion named woody
http://books.google.com/books?id=9MI...=0CCQQ6AEwADgK
CBS News investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian speaks about the debate and what it was like doing an interview within feet of a 900-pound lion.
http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/ne...me-for-seniors
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Well since I cant edit the list, I'll just add it in this way...but I found aorund 5 more lions that reached the 800-900 pound ranges so, it looks like the lion is catching up, I still feel its more common to have a tiger maintian being hevier more often, it just makes sense, #1 when they kill something they can sit down an eat it all themselves an not have to fight over rank who gets what out of the dead animal which sometimes most dont get to eat that much, they will have to wait there turn until the brutes are finished, unless they kill an elephant, which still some prides get to be as big as 30, so thats only a few days worth. Also the heat of africa is one of the hottest places on earth, so they have there fat striped off them into pure muscle, while bengals live in swampy areas an Siberians need the extra fat to survive harsh winter blizzards, but all in all lions can get just as big as any tiger...so heres that extra 5 lions that made it pass the 800-900 pound range to add to the list...
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800 pound lion
http://animal.discovery.com/fansites...s-african.html
800 pound lion named leo 1932
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-QWASgRa4wX...dwyn_Mayer.jpg
http://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com...udio.jpg?w=300
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id...und+lion&hl=en
800 pound lion Killed With One Shot .Nero Slain As It Devoured Cow In...
Daily Star - Oct 2, 1908
Nero was five years old, weighed 800 pounds and was valued at 1000 He recently . was imported from Africa, and was considered a perfect specimen.
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id...nd+lions&hl=en
Two 800-900 pound lions escaped from the Ringling Bros. and Bar- num & Bailey Circus Saturday los Angeles Times - Jun 17, 1973
http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/latimes/...e&pqatl=google

Last edited by My Lord; 08-15-2012 at 04:44 AM.