Modern Cats: The Evolution Of Saber Cats

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Saber cats are basically different from modern cats. Instead of possessing a strong bite force, they’ve the capacity to bring a slash or shearing force with their saber-like teeth. Saber cats were most likely adapted to rip its prey’s throat out with a single slice, or to draw smaller to medium-sized prey. The ancestral cats were believed to be much more similar to each other, as this moves away from bite force and towards shearing action occurs during saber cat evolution and is recognized in its most severe form in the later forms. This may or may not have been an adaptation to needing to take down prey instantly, due to a predator-rich environment. It’s further suggested that this level of specialization of saber cats may have also made
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