>The interesting thing about lions and tigers is that the males only >last 2 or 3 years before they are beaten up and run off by larger and >more aggessive ones--so much for enjoying your status and planning for old >age. ># Sidnie Miller #
Or run off by the females who make up the stable foundation of the family
(Pride) Not a bad model actually!!!
I'm thinking tho that Tigers are solitary single parent familys with an
absentee father. (Safer that way. Feline "child abuse" has a VERY
high mortality factor)