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Saber-Toothed Cat

Part of Hall of Primitive Mammals.

Saber Tooth Cat

Numerous remains of the Smilodon, or saber-toothed cat, have been found at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. Scientists are unsure why this site attracted so many saber-toothed cats, but some suggest these cats may have been scavengers rather than hunters.

Smilodon had enormous canines, or "sab