Sabertooth Cat Smilodon Fafalis Canine Cast approximately 24 cm / 10 inches from the La Brea Tar Pits feline carnivore. Pleistocene. Southern California.
Smilodon fatalis. It is one of the most famous prehistoric mammals and the best known saber-toothed cat. Although commonly known as the saber-toothed tiger, it was not closely related to the tiger or other modern cats. Smilodon lived in the Americas during the Pleistocene epoch (2.5 MYA – 10,000 years ago).
Replica from LACMNH license.
Canine Length. 24cm/10in.