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Kiara, the world's first Liliger born in Russian zoo

Kiara is a curious cat: Her father is an African lion and her mother is a liger -- a cross between a lion and a tiger.

Thought to be the world's first known "liliger," Kiara was born last month in the Novosibirsk Zoo in Russia, ABC News reports.

To make things even more complicated, the super-hybridized feline is reportedly being raised by an ordinary house cat named Dasha after her liger mother wasn't able to provide the newborn cub with enough milk, the Sun reports.

The practice of breeding hybrid cats, such as Beng

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Added: Sep-20-2012 Occurred On: Sep-20-2012
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