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- Silvestro, Daniele, et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology 2018 v.496 pp. 166-174
- carnivores; extinction; fossils; mandible (bone); phenotype; physical properties; space and time; trees
- ... Saber-toothed cats were armed with formidable weapons. They evolved a number of highly derived morphological features, most notably a pair of extremely long upper canines, which makes them unique within the felid family. Although the sabertooth character evolved several times among carnivorous mammals, sabertooth clades mostly had disjunctive occurrences both in space and time, and no sabertooth i ...