Antique Finished Saber Toothed Cat Fossil Replica
Fresh from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California! This is an exact replica of a sabertoothed cat skull measuring 13" long, 8" wide and 12" high, and includes a solid oak display base for mounting in the attack position. The original fossil is housed at the Page Museum at the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits. This beautiful conversation piece can also be used for study by professionals and students. The cranium and mandible are detachable for ease of study from all angles.
Smilodon californicus has been extinct for about 12,000 years and is a widely recognized symbol of power and beauty. A Saber Tooth Cat's strength combined with its two lethal sabers made it a fearsome predator. Living alongside the American Lion, one can only imagine the fierce competition for food between these two animals.
This extinct skull is an exact replica measuring 13" long, 8" wide and 12" high, and includes a solid oak display base for mounting in the attack position.