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Kiara the liliger, is blowing Napoleon Dynamite’s mind and one upping his favorite animal (pretty much) the liger, by adding a third line of lion lineage to her breed. Heck yes!

The Novosibirsk Zoo in Russia welcomed three more of exceptionally unique animal last month. The three cubs are healthy, growing and beginning to explore their surroundings.

Kiara, born last year, is believed to be the world’s first known mammal to be two parts lion and one part tiger. Her father is an African lion, named Sam, and her mother is a lion-tiger hybrid, named Zita.

To make matters even more confusing, Kiara is being raised by an ordinary domestic cat because her mother was unable to produce enough milk to feed her.

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