Home of the big cats

060114_big cats_1The king of the beasts is living a long way from its ancestral home. A recent fossil find in Tibet strengthens the theory big cats evolved in central Asia, not Africa, and later colonised the African plains.   Big cats – a group including lions, tigers, jaguars and leopards – diverged from the rest of the cat family at least six million years ago. But a gap in the fossil record left big questions about when and where. Until now, the oldest known fossils were a handful of 3.6 million- year-old tooth fragments found in Tanzania.….MORE


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