Did you know that there are so many differences and similarities between the lion and the tiger? If you did not, you will learn it now since I have written an essay all about it. Here, take a look!
Tiger vs Lion
What are the differences and similarities between the two biggest cat species? Maybe not a question everybody asks once in a while, but the question is now stuck in your head. I can tell you the answer to this question because I have researched a bit about the topic. I’ll just say there are many similarities, but a lot of differences also separate these two big cats from being the same animal.
Of course those two cats have a lot in common, both being in the same genus, and the same family. Also they are like brothers when hunting; they would tend to kill their prey by grasping it around the neck until it dies of strangulation. Speaking of prey, tigers and lions both prefer to hunt medium sized mammals such as zebras, and buffaloes. And the only way these animals can hunt zebras and buffaloes is if they’re really powerful, and that is exactly the word to describe the top two biggest cats. Tigers and Lions have a large and muscular body making them very powerful. Last but not the least, both of them give birth to about two to four cubs per litter, which will eventually turn into a majestic beast.
Of course these animals have differences, and let me say there are many differences between the two big cats. The most obvious difference is their appearance, tigers have black stripes across their bodies, but lions don’t. Tigers don’t have a mane, but male lions have a large mane around their faces. They also differ in physical structure, tigers are longer than lions, more muscular, and heavier in weight, but lions are taller than tigers. Next, lions live in groups called “prides”, where the male relies on the female for their meals. Tigers on the other hand live and hunt on their own, they catch prey on their own, let’s just say, lions are more sociable than tigers. Lions also live longer in the wild than a tiger does, lions live 12-18 years in the wild, while tigers live 10-12 years in the wild. Last, tigers live in jungles but lions live in grasslands.
You learned from this essay that the two of the biggest cat species are similar as well as different in many ways, therefore, it will be hard to choose which animal is better.
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