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Friday, December 6, 2013

Oldest big cat yet found, roamed Himalayas 6 million years ago

Leopard-like creature is the oldest big cat yet found : Nature News & Comment: "Big cats similar to today’s snow leopard have prowled the Himalayas for the last 6 million years, an analysis of newly described fossils reveals1. The remains of Panthera blytheae extend the known lineage of pantherine cats by at least 2 million years and bolster the notion that this group of carnivores originated in Asia...."

Wow--prehistoric felines!

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