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Metailurus is a cat closely related to Dinofelis.

Dinofelis is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Dinofelis books and related discussion.

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First record of Dinofelis (Felidae, Mammalia) from North Africa Denis
Oughlam in Morocco are referred to Dinofelis ZDANSKY, 1924.
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GERAADS, D. (2004): First record of Dinofelis (Felidae, Mammalia) from North. Africa.
Brief Communication: Revised Age Estimates of Australopithecus
Panthera leo (3). Order Primates. Dinofelis barlowi (1, 3).
This article appeared in a journal published by Elsevier. The
Dinofelis piveteaui [Lewis and Werdelin, 2007]), and all are clearly above the 21.5kg body mass threshold for obligate carnivory.

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নতুন প্রজাতির মানুষ!
3 million years ago: The bipedal australopithecines (a genus of the Hominina subtribe) evolve in the savannas of Africa being hunted by Dinofelis. Loss of body hair takes place in the period 3-2 Ma, in parallel with the development of full bipedalism.

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Dinofelis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dinofelis is a genus of sabre-toothed cats (Felinae) belonging to the tribe Metailurini.
Dinofelis was a genus of cat about the size of a large leopard or small lion. Dinofelis was built like a jaguar with thick forelimbs.
BBC - Science & Nature - Wildfacts - Dinofelis, sabre-tooth cat
ABC - Walking with Beasts - Dinofelis General Evidence
Dinofelis scientific evidence - these beasts appeared in programme 4 of the Walking with Beasts series.
Dinofelis - Prehistoric Cat Dinofelis Characteristics, Behavior and
This jaguar-sized cat may have preyed on early hominids.

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