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Ancient Cat May Reshape Feline Family Tree

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Possible sister species of snow leopard roamed Himalayas 6 million years ago
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Felidae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Felidae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The first felids emerged during the Oligocene, about 25 million years ago. In prehistoric times, there was also a third subfamily, the Machairodontinae, that included the " saber-toothed cats", such as the well known . Other superficially cat-like mammals, such as the marsupial sabertooth Thylacosmilus or the Nimravidae, are not included in Felidae despite superficial similarities.

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