Liger Killed its Keeper.
A 32 year old man was seriously wounded initially when he was attacked by the liger.
This was probably the first ever notable incident, in which a liger had actually killed a human being.
The reports indicate that a guy named as Pete Getz, was working as a volunteer in an animal “Sanctuary”.
How dangerous is a liger?
Ligers might seem to be more peaceful than lions or tigers, and even though they were bred in captivity, they are incredibly dangerous animals, not to be underestimated.
How many ligers are left in the world 2019?
Ligers and their Population. Officially; there are about 100 ligers in the world. This population of the ligers is based upon scientifically collected data from different worldwide zoos, animal sanctuaries, safari and wild animal parks, wildlife centers and menageries.
Do ligers exist in the wild?
Lions and tigers are separated by about seven million years of evolution. Ligers exist only in captivity because the habitats of the parental species do not overlap in the wild. There is no proof that ligers have ever existed in the wild.
Is Hercules the liger still alive?
Hercules is still a very healthy liger. He is well managed by the authorities and its caretakers. We hope Hercules the liger will continue to remain healthy and live a long life. Throughout its lifespan, no evidence has been recorded that Hercules and its brother ligers have gone through any kind of a health issue.