wholphin

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wholphin

(ˈwɒlfɪn)
n
the hybrid offspring of a whale and a dolphin
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Examples of hybrids include mules, geeps, ligers, and wolphins.
Says the zoo's website, "He roars like a lion and swims like a tiger." But according to Science World magazine, such a pairing would probably not occur in the real world: "A tiger would probably not choose to visit a pride of lions; a raucous brawl--not romance--would be the more likely result." Indeed, unlike the wolphins at Sea Life Park, interspecies offspring are usually sterile.