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> We only know that exaggerated fangs is a
>repetitive trend in felid evolution, with at least four separate lines
>yielding sabertooth or dirktooth forms.  The snow leopard is an
>incipient fifth longtooth form,
>-- JSW

Minor nitpick - I think you mean the clouded leopard, which is the closest
thing to a "sabre-tooth" around today.
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