Tag Archives: Smilodon

Exhibition Review: Titans of the Past

After a few wonderful months, the Titans of the Past exhibition is finally approaching its final two weeks. We made a third visit today, this time with our nieces, and were pleasantly surprised to see that the Science Centre was … Continue reading

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Largest true Sabertooth Cat ever

Perhaps one of the greatest predators that mankind ever had to come face-to-face against was the saber-toothed cat. Movies such as 10,000 B.C., Ice Age, The Croods, and even the Flintstones have popularised the Smilodon of the La Brea Tar … Continue reading

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The Giant Lion that wasn’t

Modern sloths are members of the superorder Xenarthra, which includes anteaters and armadillos. They are slow moving, and often host many other parasites and organisms such as insects and fungi. They sleep anywhere from 10 to 18 hours a day, … Continue reading

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