This illustration depicts how the region of Cerro de los Batallones in central Spain likely looked nine million years ago when saber-toothed cats and bear dogs shared space and prey during the late Miocene period. (Mauricio Antón)
posted on 11/10/2012 5:48:26 AM PST
What does a bear dog look like?
posted on 11/10/2012 5:50:28 AM PST
(Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
Bear dog....not to be confused with Beer dog...
posted on 11/10/2012 5:52:09 AM PST
by Joe 6-pack
(Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
posted on 11/10/2012 5:59:29 AM PST
("Barack Obama" is Swahili for "Jimmy Carter")
Smaller than the N. American Smilodon, the largest of the saber-toothed cats.
posted on 11/10/2012 6:16:53 AM PST
(Diligentia, Vis, Celeritas)
Yes, but the real question is could they get along with ManBearPig?
posted on 11/10/2012 6:28:45 AM PST
by Free Vulcan
(Vote Republican! [You can vote Democrat when you're dead]...)
So, by looking at teeth, they can extrapolate how they behaved? I’m going to start brushing my teeth ten times a day. The stupid bears eat apples and so do I. Some day, some archeologist will look at our teeth and say, “Why, yes, man and bear lived together at that time.”
Our time will be known as The Yogi Bear Era.
posted on 11/10/2012 6:38:11 AM PST
("A crack shot and a good dancer")
Is that an actual photo or just an artists rendering?
posted on 11/10/2012 6:46:00 AM PST
(First, Do No Harm)
posted on 11/10/2012 8:37:05 AM PST
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