Smilodon californicus has been extinct for about 12,000 years and is a widely recognized symbol of power and beauty. A Saber Tooth Tiger's strength combined with its two lethal sabers made it a fearsome predator. Living alongside the American Lion, one can only imagine the fierce competition for food between these two animals. This extinct skull is an exact replica measuring 13in long, 8in wide and 12in high, and includes a solid oak display base for mounting in the attack position. It is available in both the antique and tar pit finishes, and can be ordered with the optional deluxe museum display case.