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10.

2 Darwins Observations
THIS IS A LIGER! They are larger than both their parents (male lion and female tiger). It is the largest of all known extant felines.

10.2 Darwins Observations


These are the parents!

A male lion (panthera leo) and a female tiger (panthera tigris)


Same genus, different species

10.2 Darwins Observations


A species is a group of organisms that can reproduce and have fertile offspring. Reminder: Liger and Tigons are the same genus. Different Species! Most offspring is not fertile but on occasion a female may be able to reproduce with another male tiger or lion The names are formed according the convention first part of sire's name + second part of dam's name

10.2 Darwins Observations

10.2 Darwins Observations


THE VIDEO!

10.2 Darwins Observations

1927 Ionov experiment

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