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- n. Any animal whose diet is predominantly (more than 70%) meat from animals.
- n. Any creature with an increased slicing component of dentition relative to the grinding component.
But even this giant fearsome hypercarnivore was once a cute little baby, and I find it also very interesting that even the large spotted hyenas can become quite friendly when they grow up with humans, nearly like dogs.
The fossils from Batallones-1 reveal S. batalleri as a puma-sized, semiarboreal carnivore with a moderately hypercarnivore diet.