Science House cats and tigers share 95.6 percent of DNA, study reveals

An international team of scientists have sequenced the genomes of tigers, lions, and snow leopards, with the aim of preserving the iconic felines.  

By , LiveScience Staff Writer

Laura Bertola

The biggest and perhaps most fearsome of the world's big cats, the tiger shares 95.6 percent of its DNA with humans' cute and furry companions, domestic cats.