UPDATE – This battle occurred in Xi’An zoo in China. This lion is 20 – 30 kilograms (44 – 66 kilos) heavier than the tiger in response to the zoo keepers of Xi’An zoo. They are each the identical age as a result of they had been truly raised collectively as cubs. The tiger was initially heavier than the lion as a result of tigers develop sooner relative to their age, however this lion has caught up in dimension after they each reached their prime. This lion is certainly extra muscular than the typical African lion within the wild as you possibly can see from the thick and outlined thighs nevertheless it has deformed hind legs, which negates the benefit that he would’ve acquire from his further weight. The lion began attacking the tiger as a result of the feminine lions had been in warmth, therefor the lion was merely treating the male tiger as competitors , the identical means that he would’ve deal with one other male lion in this type of state of affairs.