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Ancient Cougars Survived Ice Age Extinction By Not Being Picky Eaters, Study Finds

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Among the puzzles posed by the massive extinction of mammals at the end of the last Ice Age is why North America’s saber-tooth cats and great native lions disappeared, while their equally ancient cousins, the cougars survived. A new study of big-cat remains found in California’s La Brea Tar Pits may have found an answer. Read on to learn more »

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