There’s an old saying that house cats give us an opportunity to safely caress the tiger in our living room. And it’s true. In fact,
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.