An extremely large saber-tooth cat skull from Uruguay (late Pleistocene–early Holocene, Dolores Formation): body size and paleobiological implications

  title={An extremely large saber-tooth cat skull from Uruguay (late Pleistocene–early Holocene, Dolores Formation): body size and paleobiological implications},
  author={Aldo Manzuetti and Daniel Perea and Washington W. Jones and Martı́n Ubilla and Andr{\'e}s Rinderknecht},
  journal={Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology},
  pages={332 - 339}
Abstract Among the three recognized species of Smilodon, S. populator is the largest in size and has the widest distribution across South America. The present contribution describes an almost complete skull assigned to the aforementioned felid. The material was recovered from sediments of the Dolores Formation (Lujanian Stage/Age) from the southern part of Uruguay. This specimen is remarkable for its unusual craniodental measurements, indicating that it is one of the largest known specimens of… 
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