Skull morphology in fossil and living large cats

Leopard Felis (top left), Dinofelis (top right), Megantereon (bottom left) and Homotherium (bottom right). "Note the large size and forward placement in an arc of the incisors in the fossil species in comparison with leopard" (Anton & Turner 1997)

Text material © 2002 by Steven M. Carr, after Anton & Turner 1997