New discovery sheds light on the mysterious family life of notorious sabre-toothed tiger

Saber-toothed cubs playing Credit: Illustration by Danielle Dufault, Royal Ontario Museum New research indicates adolescent offspring of the menacing saber-toothed predator, Smilodon fatalis, were more momma’s cubs than independent warriors. A new study by scientists at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and University of Toronto, published January 7, 2021 in iScience¸ documents a family group […]

Mysterious family life of notorious saber-toothed tiger — ScienceDaily

New research indicates adolescent offspring of the menacing sabre-toothed predator, Smilodon fatalis, were more momma’s cubs than independent warriors. A new study by scientists at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and University of Toronto, published January 7, 2021 in iScience¸ documents a family group of the sabre-toothed cats whose remains were discovered in present-day Ecuador. […]