Lion-Tiger Hybrid

  title={Lion-Tiger Hybrid},
  author={Reginald Innes Pocock},
SOME of the readers of NATURE who have the opportunity of visiting the exhibition at Earl's Court may be interested to know that one of the members of the “Happy Family” now on show there is evidently a hybrid between a lion and a tiger. The animal appears to be about two years old. By artificial light the ground colour closely resembles that of a lion, being tawny rather than reddish yellow; but the tiger-stripes, though faint, are quite visible, especially on the tail. Such stripes might… 
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Reginald Innes Pocock 1863-1947
  • E. Hindle
  • Art
    Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • 1948
Reginald Innes Pocock was born at Clifton, Bristol, on 4 March 1863, and was the fourth son of the Rev. Nicholas Pocock and Edith, daughter of James Cowles Prichard, F.R.S., the ethnologist. After