14 Fun Facts about Saber-Toothed Cats

14 Fun Facts about Saber-Toothed Cats

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by Cullen Gwin
     
 

You've seen them in museums. Large cats with giant teeth sticking out of their mouth! They are often called saber-toothed cats. Scientists often give them the name smilodon.
They are fantastic to look at, but how much do you know about these amazing prehistoric creatures? Here are some fun facts that scientists have discovered about the saber-toothed cats.
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Overview

You've seen them in museums. Large cats with giant teeth sticking out of their mouth! They are often called saber-toothed cats. Scientists often give them the name smilodon.
They are fantastic to look at, but how much do you know about these amazing prehistoric creatures? Here are some fun facts that scientists have discovered about the saber-toothed cats.
Do you know:
How many kinds of saber-toothed cats were there?
How wide could a saber-toothed cat open their jaw?
Did the saber-toothed cat have retractable claws?
How big was the largest saber-toothed cat?
How did saber-toothed cats hunt?
Some saber-toothed cats are more closely related to what animal than they are to other cats?

Find out the answers to these questions and more and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ages 8 and up.
All measurements in American and metric.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016141688
Publisher:
LearningIsland.com
Publication date:
12/19/2012
Series:
15-Minute Books , #40
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,325,078
File size:
0 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Cullen Gwin was born and raised in California and still makes it his home. He always loved writing, even as a youngster, and remembers when his mother would make his sisters listen to his latest creation around the dinner table. This event was always met by a groan from his siblings.

Thankfully his writing has improved since then and it is much more welcome to his readers. He has written several books for the 14 Fun Facts and other LearningIsland.com series.

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