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Big Cat's Canines and Claws

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@Smilodon-Rex

Here is a good example of analogy in case if you are interested, where we got a liger skull that measured 410 mm x 308 mm, with an extracted upper canine tooth of 129 mm.

You can also take a look about how the canine teeth were embedded into the skull.



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Are canines the size indicator of how big a panthera's skull is?
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(01-10-2019, 10:25 PM)johnny rex Wrote: Are canines the size indicator of how big a panthera's skull is?

More or less, I think the large canine teeth are still mostly positively correlated with the large skulls.

It is hard to imagine how a large canine tooth can be embedded into a smallish skull.
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(01-10-2019, 09:16 PM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote: @Smilodon-Rex

Here is a good example of analogy in case if you are interested, where we got a liger skull that measured 410 mm x 308 mm, with an extracted upper canine tooth of 129 mm.

You can also take a look about how the canine teeth were embedded into the skull.



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 410 mm X 308 mm means volume of this skull ? the upper canine looks so thick when compare with human's hand
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(01-11-2019, 08:25 PM)Smilodon-Rex Wrote:
(01-10-2019, 09:16 PM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote: @Smilodon-Rex

Here is a good example of analogy in case if you are interested, where we got a liger skull that measured 410 mm x 308 mm, with an extracted upper canine tooth of 129 mm.

You can also take a look about how the canine teeth were embedded into the skull.



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 410 mm X 308 mm means volume of this skull ? the upper canine looks so thick when compare with human's hand

It stands for length x width.
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(01-11-2019, 08:41 PM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote:
(01-11-2019, 08:25 PM)Smilodon-Rex Wrote:
(01-10-2019, 09:16 PM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote: @Smilodon-Rex

Here is a good example of analogy in case if you are interested, where we got a liger skull that measured 410 mm x 308 mm, with an extracted upper canine tooth of 129 mm.

You can also take a look about how the canine teeth were embedded into the skull.



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 410 mm X 308 mm means volume of this skull ? the upper canine looks so thick when compare with human's hand

It stands for length x width.
  Well, if 304 mm is a real width of this skull, I believe that prehistoric manless lion would more wider than this number
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@Smilodon-Rex

Replica wise, here is a comparison between a 17.5 inches liger skull replica and a 19 inches Panthera Atrox one.

The upper canine teeth from that liger model is about 5.5 inches, and Panthera atrox model got the similar canine teeth, just being more robust.

1 inch = 2.54 cm



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(12-24-2018, 10:51 AM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote: Amur tiger



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Lower teeth, this length is rare... 
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(01-13-2019, 10:27 PM)Betty Wrote:
(12-24-2018, 10:51 AM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote: Amur tiger



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Lower teeth, this length is rare... 

Then the upper canine teeth were probably up to 155 mm in length, and 40 mm in diameter.
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Its really fascinating to see all the fossils! Thank you all for sharing.
Just wondering, if I ever want to learn about fossils where do I start?
I don't even get to touch a tooth or a skull.
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(01-17-2019, 03:07 PM)tigeramulet Wrote: Its really fascinating to see all the fossils! Thank you all for sharing.
Just wondering, if I ever want to learn about fossils where do I start?
I don't even get to touch a tooth or a skull.

First find a local zoo in your area, then ask them zookeepers if they have any skull or canine teeth preserved from the deceased animals.
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(01-18-2019, 03:16 AM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote:
(01-17-2019, 03:07 PM)tigeramulet Wrote: Its really fascinating to see all the fossils! Thank you all for sharing.
Just wondering, if I ever want to learn about fossils where do I start?
I don't even get to touch a tooth or a skull.

First find a local zoo in your area, then ask them zookeepers if they have any skull or canine teeth preserved from the deceased animals.

I live in singapore. Over here they wont even allow you to see a real skull. Only replica ones. You working as a zoo keeper thats why you get to deal with lots of teeth and skulls?
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(01-18-2019, 10:37 PM)tigeramulet Wrote:
(01-18-2019, 03:16 AM)GrizzlyClaws Wrote:
(01-17-2019, 03:07 PM)tigeramulet Wrote: Its really fascinating to see all the fossils! Thank you all for sharing.
Just wondering, if I ever want to learn about fossils where do I start?
I don't even get to touch a tooth or a skull.

First find a local zoo in your area, then ask them zookeepers if they have any skull or canine teeth preserved from the deceased animals.

I live in singapore. Over here they wont even allow you to see a real skull. Only replica ones. You working as a zoo keeper thats why you get to deal with lots of teeth and skulls?

No, I am not a zookeeper, and those canines and claws don't belong to me.

If you local zookeepers don't want to let you touching their real skulls and teeth, and I don't know if there is other way around.

You can obtain these from a lot online traffickers, but this is both illegal and unethical, so the Wildfact community certainly doesn't support this kind of act.
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