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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City leaders had earlier had anticipated paleontological finds might possibly be unearthed in the area because it is close to the Tar Pits where remains of ancient bears, wolves and sabre-tooth tigers were earlier discovered.
Battling predators such as sabre-tooth tigers along the way, D'Leh builds up an army as his quest to rescue his girl takes him to a whole new world.
THE computer generated imagery (CGi) that allows cinema goers to witness sabre-tooth tigers terrifying unsuspecting cavemen and huge robots slugging it out in movies like Transformers is becoming increasingly useful in the world of commercial property development.
They decide to return it to its tribe but this becomes a race against time and the elements, not to mention a battle to protect the kid from marauding sabre-tooth tigers led by the devious Diego (Denis Leary).
htm) Ice Age animals such as sabre-tooth tigers and Neanderthals are also next in line to be researched via their genomes, or hereditary information.
We see mammoths, sabre-tooth tigers and horribly creepy Terror Birds - an invention to link modern birds to dinosaurs - which have left me freaked out every time a pigeon flies near me.