The Natural History of Saber Toothed Cats
Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh

The Natural History of Saber Toothed Cats […]

Blaire Van Valkenburgh

I am a paleontologist interested in deducing the ecology and behavior of extinct animals. For example, how can we determine if extinct species were social? At Rancho La Brea (the famous tar pits in Los Angeles), large Pleistocene carnivores were lured to their death by the sounds and smells of herbivores trapped in sticky asphalt. [ read more]

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