saber-toothed cat

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sa·ber-toothed cat

 (sā′bər-to͞otht′)
n.
Any of various extinct cats of the Oligocene Epoch to the Pleistocene Epoch, having long curved upper canine teeth, and including smilodon.
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The very same month Bonde confirmed his dire wolf fossils, a team of paleontologists from California's San Bernardino County Museum announced their discovery of two front leg bones of a saber-tooth cat nearby.
Fossils from a saber-tooth cat were among the haul that included dinosaur eggs, ancient turtles, early elephants and rhinoceroses as well as rare fish and reptile fossils.
Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits -- Elissa Wall, a 39-year-old volunteer excavator from Winnetka, clears away gloppy black sediment from a knot of saber-tooth cat bones that poke through the molasses ground.
These losses in the ocean are paralleling what humans did to land animals some 50,000 to 10,000 years ago, when we wiped out around half of the big-bodied mammal species on Earth, like mammoths, mastodons, saber-tooth cats and the like," said Anthony Barnosky, executive director of Stanford Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, who reviewed the study for the Post.
Volunteer face-painters decorated youngsters' faces with saber-tooth cats.
She and co-author Ryan Haupt of the University of Wyoming analyzed the teeth of ancient cougars, saber-tooth cats and American lions excavated from the famous La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.
The skull of an ocean lion believed to be two million years old as well as fossils of saber-tooth cats has been unearthed by an exploratory excavation team that's part of preparations for constructing Los Angeles' new subway extension.
00) blends new research with previously published accounts to consider all aspects of the natural history of saber-tooth cats.
From the dagger-like canines of saber-tooth cats to the formidable tusks of mammoths to the ever-growing incisors of aye-ayes, mammals past and present exhibit considerable variation in the number, function, size and shape of their dentition.
Covering 100 acres of wood and parkland, our children loved getting close-up with an array of model dinos, saber-tooth cats, mammoths and other assorted beasties on two trails covering millions of years of history.
Covering 100 acres of wood and parkland, our children loved getting close up with an array of model dinos, saber-tooth cats, mammoths and other assorted beasties on two trails covering millions of years of history.