Sabertooth (Book, 2013) []
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Author: Mauricio Antón
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2013]
Series: Life of the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Sabertooths continue to pose questions even for specialists. What did they look like? How did they use their spectacular canine teeth? And why did they finally go extinct? In this visual and intellectual treat of a book, Mauricio Anton tells their story in words and pictures, all scrupulously based on the latest scientific research."--

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mauricio Antón
ISBN: 9780253010421 025301042X
OCLC Number: 840937555
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Science) 2014
Description: xxi, 243 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: What is a sabertooth? --
The ecology of sabertooths --
A who's who of sabertoothed predators --
Sabertooths as living predators --
Series Title: Life of the past.
Responsibility: Mauricio Antón.


A glorious wedding of science and art that celebrates the remarkable diversity of the life of the not-so-distant past.  Read more...


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This book provides a unique review of the many unusual and nearly worldwide occurrences of sabertooths and their relatives over more than 50 million years. Though geared to the general public, it is Read more...

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