King of the zoo: liger cub Tsar is Russian hit

Tsar, a rare tigress-lion crossbreed liger cub, drinks about a litre of goat's milk a dayRostov-on-Don (Russia) (AFP) – His name is fit for a king, and he's being treated like one: Tsar the liger cub, born from an extremely rare lion-tiger romance, is proving a hit for a travelling Russian zoo. Stretched out in the zoo director's van, the stripy Tsar — whose name is a throwback to the Russian emperors of centuries past — impatiently awaits his milk bottle. "We don't leave him in a cage — it's too cold outside," said zoo chief Erik Airapetyan.

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February 2, 2017 6:11 am

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