Machairodus kabir (Machairodus kabir Peigné et. al., 2004)
Time period: late Miocene in Africa
Size: 2,4 m in length, 125 cm in height, 150-350 kg of weight.
Machairodus was a genus of large machairodontine saber-tooth cats that lived in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America during the Miocene through Pleistocene living from 11.6 million yeas ago—126,000 years ago, existing for approximately 11.5
Paleontologists have discovered the remains of a large saber-toothed cat in the Taurus-Menella in Africa, known as Machairodus kabir. The weight of this animal is estimated at 350 kg. The height at the withers was probably about 125 cm, which is comparable with the largest Cave Lion (Panthera (Leo) Spelaea) and the American Lion (Panthera (Leo) Atrox).