Sabertoothed cats

Sabertoothed cat, Smilodon fatalis

Sabertoothed cats are some of the most well-known and fascinating animals from the recent Ice Age. Smilodon fatalis, a dirk-toothed cat, was one of two species of late Pleistocene cats with enlarged upper canines, and they are the animal that most people associate with the name "sabertooth cat". You can read more about the other late Pleistocene species, Homotherium serum, here

Smilodon fatalis, Sabertoothed cat

Mount of a Sabertoothed cat (Smilodon fatalis) from Rancho la Brea, CA. Image courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM2007_9425_28).

Carnivora (Dogs, Cats, Bears, etc.)
Felidae (Cats)

Height: unknown

Weight: unknown