Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat

Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat


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Discover the daily life of this iconic prehistoric predator, simply written and beautifully illustrated for beginning readers. 

California, sixteen thousand years ago. A saber-toothed cat lies in wait for the day's meal, foot-long fangs at the ready. Rooted in archaeological evidence, clear and succinct text explains how we think saber-toothed cats lived, hunted, and became extinct. Back matter explores other large-toothed feline predators, including one who is still alive today, and provides additional print, visual, and web resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580894074
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 10/14/2014
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.15(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Sarah L. Thomson is a former children's book editor who is now a full-time children's book writer. She has written more than thirty books across many genres, including Ancient Animals: Terror Bird, the first book in this series. She lives in Portland, Maine.

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In California sixteen thousand years ago, a saber-toothed cat hid under a bush. It waited for prey. The cat did not move. Marks on its fur helped it hide in the shadows of leaves.

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