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Them Bones: Clues Unearthed about Prehistoric Predators and Human History

This month, anthropologist Dr. Charles Egeland at UNC Greensboro and his collaborators published new information about the eating habits of saber tooth cats. 

His article in Nature: Scientific Reports shows that unlike previously thought, the massive felines may have cleaned absolutely everything from the carcasses of the animals they consumed.

But anthropology is the study of humans, so what does the feeding behavior of an extinct predator have to do with us?

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