Strange hybrid animals you’ve probably never seen


You’ve probably heard of Liger, a cross between a male lion and a female tiger.  But have you heard of a Tigon or a Wholphin?  Chances are you probably haven’t.  Today we are going to look at some of the strangest animal hybrids you likely didn’t know even existed. Let’s begin with:

Jaglion – The offspring of a male jaguar and female lion.  These are very rare.

Jaglion

Leopon – A cross between a male leopard and female lion, only known to have occurred in captivity.

Leopon

Liger- This is probably the most widely known.  This is a cross between a male lion and female tigers.

liger

Coywolf-  This is a cross between a Coyote and an Eastern wolve.  There are a number of different types of Coywolf hybrids out there.

Coywolf

Grolar Bear – A cross between a polar bear and a brown bear.  Can occur in the wild as well as in captivity.

Grolar-bear

Wholphin – A cross between a female bottlenose dolphin and a male false killer whale.  False killer whales are actually in the same family as the dolphins.

Wholphin

Beefalo – A cross between a buffalo and a cow.  Originally breed in the 1800s.

Beefalo

Geep- A cross between a sheep and a goat.

Geep

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Mulard – A cross between a mallard and a muscovy duck.

Mulard

Nurluga – A cross between a Narwhal and a Beluga.

Narluga

Dzo- The offspring of a domestic cow and wild yaks.

Dzo

Savannah Cat – The offspring of a domestic cat and a Serval.

Savannah-cat

Tigon- A cross between a female lion and male tiger.

tigon

Cama – When a camel and a female lama mate, they have a Cama.  These don’t exist in the wild but are a result of artificial insemination.

Cama

Hinny- Are a result of a male donkey and a female horse mating.

Hinny

Zubron- A cross between a domestic cow and European bison.

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Zebroid – A cross between a zebra and pretty much any other species from the horse family (equine: horse, donkey, etc…).

zebroid

Below, a baby Zebroid and his mama donkey.

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