which would win, tiger or grizzly???

Gregory Scott Farley gsf at acpub.duke.edu
Tue Feb 28 22:42:49 EST 1995

> > I know this is a silly question and I don't advocate things
> > like pit bull or cock fights, but does anyone know if the
> > literature -- old circus or research stuff -- includes info
> > about which animal excluding elephants would win in battle,
> > even if they are unnatural foes. Some family members recently
> > debated which would win, a tiger or grizzly bear.
> Easy question ! The tiger would win, since it is the most
> ferocious hunter alive on our planet.
OOOH!  Party Foul!  How about some credit to the sharks?!?!  They reached 
the pinnacle of predator-hood about 350MYA, and haven't needed to change 
much since then.  Just my $.02 worth...  Viva chondrichthyes!

					Gregory Farley
					Departments of Botany and Zoology
					Duke University
					Durham, NC  27707
					gsf at acpub.duke.edu

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