WHO WERE THE ANCESTORS OF THE FIRST CATS?

ANCESTORS OF THE FIRST CATS

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ancestors of the first cats

Miacidae Fossil, Photo courtesy of:  Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris (no copyright)Wikipedia commons

During the Early Pliocene to the Eocene period between 65-33 million years ago the ancestors of the first cats appeared as descendants of the Miacid species, small marten- like carnivores that mainly inhabited forests.

 

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