The largest extant (currently living) is the liger. The liger is a cross between a male lion and a female tiger. It is larger than both the felines and are surprisingly sociable. These animals are sterile, hence, they cannot reproduce.
Males reach an estimated length of over 11 feet and can weigh over 360 kilos. Hercules is the largest big cat in the world officially recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records.
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