Friday, February 25, 2011

How Sabertoothed Cats Yawned!

How a Smilodon Saber-toothed Cat Closed Its Gaping Maw

Not mentioned is the peculiar arrangement of the incisors, which jut considerably farther forward of the fangs than on other species, the better to grip and chew prey without snagging it on the fangs.

Megafauna are so cool.

1 comment:

  1. They don't call those megafauna "charismatic" for nothin'.