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Implications of Diet for the Extinction of Saber-Toothed Cats and American Lions

  • Larisa R. G. DeSantis mail,

    larisa.desantis@vanderbilt.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Blaine W. Schubert,

    Affiliation: Don Sundquist Center of Excellence in Paleontology and Department of Geosciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Jessica R. Scott,

    Affiliation: Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

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  • Peter S. Ungar

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States of America

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  • Published: December 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052453

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 28 Dec 2012 at 23:37 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Scotsman.com
Title: “Extinct predators' teeth give scientists something to chew on - UK - Scotsman.com”
http://www.scotsman.com/n...

Publication: Science Recorder
Title: “Saber-toothed cats did not starve to death, say researchers | Science Recorder”
http://www.sciencerecorde...

Publication: EurekAlert
Title: “Evidence contradicts idea that starvation caused saber-tooth cat extinction”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

Publication: TG Daily
Title: “The puzzling extinction of the sabre-tooth cat | TG Daily”
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Publication: Vanderbilt University News
Title: “Evidence shows starvation did not cause saber-tooth cat extinction | Research News @ Vanderbilt | Vanderbilt University”
http://news.vanderbilt.ed...

Publication: The Independent
Title: “Ice Age cats ate well… until they died out - Science - News - The Independent”
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Publication: Zee News
Title: “Lack of food `not behind extinction of Saber-toothed cats`”
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Publication: Futurity
Title: “Saber-tooth cats had plenty of prey before die-off”
http://www.futurity.org/t...

Publication: Business Insider
Title: “Starvation Didn't Kill Saber Toothed Cat - Business Insider”
http://www.businessinside...

Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “Saber-toothed cats in California were not driven to extinction by lack of food”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 04 Jan 2013 at 22:22 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Discovery News
Title: “Saber Toothed Cats Didn't Starve Into Extinction : Discovery News”
http://news.discovery.com...

Publication: Examiner
Title: “Saber-toothed cats did not die from tough times new research shows - National Paeleontology | Examiner.com”
http://www.examiner.com/a...

Publication: Hispanic Business
Title: “Study: Saber-tooth Cats Had Plenty of Food - HispanicBusiness.com”
http://www.hispanicbusine...

Publication: Huffington Post
Title: “Saber-Toothed Cat Extinction Not Caused By Starvation, Tooth Fossils Suggest”
http://www.huffingtonpost...

Publication: Latinos Post
Title: “Saber Tooth Starvation is a Fabrication, Says a New Study : World : Latinos Post”
http://www.latinospost.co...

Publication: Money Control
Title: “Starvation didn't wipe out sabertooth cats - PTI”
http://www.moneycontrol.c...

Publication: MSNBC
Title: “Starvation didn't wipe out saber-toothed cats - Technology & science - Science - LiveScience | NBC News”
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/...

Publication: Planet Save
Title: “Saber-toothed Cats | PlanetSave”
http://planetsave.com/?s=...

Publication: Sci News
Title: “Diet of Californian Fossil Cats Unveiled | Paleontology | Sci-News.com”
http://www.sci-news.com/p...

Publication: Science Recorder
Title: “EXCLUSIVE: Researchers: Starvation did not cause saber-tooth cat extinction | Science Recorder”
http://www.sciencerecorde...

Publication: The Cleveland Leader
Title: “Fossil Evidence Shows That Sabertooth Cats Did Not Die Out Due to Starvation | Cleveland Leader”
http://www.clevelandleade...

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