saber-toothed cat

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sa·ber-toothed cat

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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She's eager to take her place among the ferocious women of her tribe, who consort with massive saber-toothed cats and use magic to protect their people.
In the Ice Valley Experience visitors can take a trek through glaciers surrounded by snow and get up close to the Co Meath theme park's resident mammoths, cave bears, saber-toothed cats and giant Irish deer.
But there are enough bigger critters in the book, from narwhals to saber-toothed cats, to satisfy the insect-phobic.
The more than 26 large mammals found at the site included saber-toothed cats and giant ground sloths, which were largely extinct in North America 13,000 years ago.
Mammoths, saber-toothed cats, and giant beavers--second only to the dinosaurs as objects of paleontological fascination for the general public--have never been difficult to make interesting.
In North America, the big animals all vanished, including mastodons, camels, giant ground sloths and saber-toothed cats.
So have musk oxen, hairy beasts that once shared this icy land with woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats.
But the theory that a comet hit North America 12,900 years ago, causing widespread fires and climate cooling that killed off" the mammoths, saber-toothed cats, and other great mammals (S&T: September 2009 cover story), continues to crumble.
Mammoths and saber-toothed cats roamed the area at that time, and the River Thames flowed into the sea there - about 150 kilometers (90 miles) to the north of where its mouth is today.
Driven by destiny, the unlikely band of warriors must battle saber-toothed cats and terror birds.
Saber-toothed cats hunted throughout much of the world until the last surviving species became extinct approximately 10,000 years ago.