Meet Homotherium (in 3D, possible Arctic coat), a/k/a the other sabertoothed cat. A 19th-century taxonomist gave this fossil feline its name — homo, “same,” and
Fossils, even awesome ones like that, can be disconcerting. They remind us that nothing lasts forever, that almost all species that have ever lived are
Go back far enough in Fluffy’s history, and you’ll discover Felis silvestris, the “cat of the forest” or wildcat. Wildcats and people Wildcats probably evolved
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?
It’s the jaguar’s fault. I’m bopping along tonight, double-checking the finished big-cat eBook text and adding some pictures — and this Pleistocene fossil jaguar strolls
The first modern cats exploded through the Old World like particles shooting out of a radioactive rock.