Nimravides and the Metailurini. It sounds like a rock band, but these were once two real and very different types of long-fanged big cat
Does it matter if the ferocious sabertooth that’s about to attack you lacks the right bone structure to convince scientists it’s a cat?
That’s actually a snow leopard cub, chosen not only for cuteness but also because you can’t see the teeth. What if they were little saberteeth?
Homotherium was the more successful of the two ice-age sabertoothed cats, but it’s also more of a mystery.
As scary as Smilodon cats must have been, something terribly beautiful left the world when they finally disappeared.