The lion is the king of the jungle (more accurately, the savannah) – in Africa. The tiger is king of the jungle – in Asia. Both are powerful big cats feared and respected by almost every other animal in their environments.
Now, crossbreed a lion and a tigress. The result? A liger. Ligers usually grow bigger than tigers and lions.
This is not science fiction. Ligers really exist. Here is Hercules, a liger, and it is the largest cat in existence:
What would happen if Hercules were released into the wild? A new uber-king feared by all, including lions and tigers or a big softie harassed to death by either side of its genetic divide?