Tagged: offspring

Tiger at kill site where young cubs are vulnerable to being killed by males

Do male tigers kill their own cubs?

The question is specific and precise. It asks whether male tigers kill their offspring. The word that describes this is ‘filicide’. It describes the behaviour of animals and humans when they kill their offspring....

Whole male cat

Do male cats recognise their own kittens?

Do male cats recognise their own kittens? I am referring to domestic cats because I’m sure the question is about domestic cats. It’s impossible to find a clean and direct answer to the question...

The Courageous Mother Cat

We have two stories of a mother cat saving her kittens from a burning house. They are almost 2,500 years apart. The first story comes from the ancient Greek historian, Herodotus who lived from...

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