Prehistoric Predator Rediscovered in Museum Drawer

Prehistoric Predator Rediscovered in Museum Drawer

\" \" Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, a gigantic carnivore larger than a polar bear, is known from the remains of most of its jaw, portions of its skull and parts of its skeleton. MAURICIO ANTONAlthough its name means \"big lion from Africa,\" Simbakubwa kutokaafrika was no lion. AdvertisementYou might say Simbakubwa kutokaafrika was discovered twice. Afterward, they wound up in a collection drawer at the Nairobi National Museum. Now That's Scary Like many other hyaenodonts, Simbakubwa had three sets of \"meat-slicing teeth\" in the back of its mouth.

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