Replica Sabertooth Cat Skeleton (Tar Finish)

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Excavated from the famous La Brea Tar Pits, this specimen represents one of the largest, most complete saber-toothed cats ever found. This specimen's impressive canines measure 6.5" (16.5cm) long. This Pleistocene predator hunted by ambushing large mammals, slashing them with its canines, then following the animal till it bled to death. This species was also prone to scavenging dead and dying prey, which ultimately brought many of its kind to meet their fate in the tar pits. The saber-toothed cat became extinct over 10,000 years ago as its prey became more and more scarce due to human competition. This specimen is available in the "Tar Pit" finish as well as the "Antique Bone" finish.


Average Height -114.3cm (45in)

Average Length: 180cm (70.8in)

Average Width -43.18cm (17in)

Origin: North & South America


real replica Replica
catalog type Catalog Product
skeleton type Articulated Skeleton
common class Mammals
scientific class Mammalia
scientific order Carnivora
scientific family Felidae
scientific genus Smilodon
scientific species californicus