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Thylacosmilus Was Not a Saber-Tooth Predator

Thylacosmilus atrox, an extinct marsupial that roamed South America between 9 and 3 million years ago (Neogene period), was not the ecological analogue of saber-tooth cats, and likely did not use its impressive canines to dispatch its prey, according to new research led by University of Bristol scientists. Skulls and life reconstructions of Thylacosmilus atrox…

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