History for Kids: The History of Saber-Toothed Tigers
Date: July 2020
Duration: 0 hours 33 minutes
Imagine a feline with the spirit of a lion, the sneakiness of a puma, the terrifying walk of a black bear, and the strong arms of a gorilla. Sounds cool? Now add some huge dagger-like fangs… even cooler, right? This amazing creature was best known as the saber-toothed tiger; an animal so fearless, he could beat beasts even twice their size!
As cool as he sounds, this Ice Age feline earned quite a villainous reputation; you can even see them be the bad guys in movies! Ever watched the movie Ice Age? All saber-toothed tigers, except Diego, seemed to be dangerous; or do you remember Wolverine’s enemy, Victor Creed, “Sabertooth”? Yes, he was scary.
Beyond his reputation, this creature is an Ice Age celebrity… So what is it about the Smilodon—that is their scientific name- that makes them so interesting to learn about? How did they live like? And if they were powerful, heartless beasts, why did they stop existing? This book will teach you everything there is to know about these famous cats, from facts and pictures to their fossils and many cool theories.