''Toygers'' vs. Tigers

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A Bengal tiger is caught on film by a camera trap in Bandhavgarh National Park, India. Bengals make up roughly half of all tigers remaining in the wild.

Despite their reputation as ferocious predators, tigers mostly avoid humans, preferring to hunt buffalo, deer, wild pigs, and other large mammals.

In contrast, toygers are bred to be social and many will go for walks, play fetch, and come when called. Toyger breeder Santee notes that one of her cats even has webbed feet like the Sumatran tiger and loves to go in the water.

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