The similarities go beyond bone structure. Possums kill by holding prey in place with their strong arms and delivering the coup de grace with one big bite to the neck, exactly like the smilodon ... if those tigers also hunted discarded Cheez-It bags.
Saber-tooth tigers are best remembered in plushie form.
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