By breeding ligers, the life of the mother tigress is endangered because the cubs are often too large for natural birth and the mother has to undergo a Caesarian section. Also, ligers have a much shorter life span as well as many cubs dying shortly after birth due to a high rate of birth defects. These animals are often sterile, which is something that does not happen naturally. This practice is not beneficial to the animal and comes with many risks. As the tiger population dwindles in the Myrtle Beach Safari Wildlife Reserve their efforts should be focused on helping the tigers get better and reproduce naturally with their own breed. As opposed to visiting "sanctuaries" like this visit real sanctuaries that focus on helping animals who are sick and allow them to actually live like animals should, not how they are forced to live in captivity.
Humans cannot play God and mate two different breeds together. This is something that is up to nature. Sometimes these animals can even grow to be too large for their own good. Ligers do not stop growing until death, which poses obvious implications. Also, lions and tigers have conflicting characteristics, which can lead to depression. For example, one species loves the water, while the other doesn't.
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