Thread: Lion vs Tiger
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Old 08-15-2012, 07:55 AM
Earl Snake-Hips Tucker is offline
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Originally Posted by the_diego View Post
One gun magazine long ago said the Romans in the Coliseum never bet on lion:tiger matches because the tiger almost always wins. Reason given was the tiger is a better two-pawed fighter while the lion delivers single jabs and hooks. But seeing so many Tarzan shows, I realized this wasn't true. . . .
I read this same factoid in a book published in the mid 70s to early 80s.