Thread: Lion vs Tiger
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:32 PM
the_diego is offline
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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. The lion is a two-pawed brawler, even on his back (better than any ugly-faced MMAer.)

But then, tigers tend to be bigger. The record for a biggest cat from the wild was a Siberian tiger (975 pounds?) This, however, is not an absolute record. The Guiness cited a number of cage-fat lions and tigers exceeding 1,000 pounds.