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Smilodon Rare fossil skeleton!

Shown here is a cast for a sample of possible pose.

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Assembled Smilodon fossil skeleton

The rarest of the rare!

This skeleton comes with all legal import and collecting documentation.

Because the skeleton will not be mounted until it is sold, you can choose the pose.

Size will vary based on pose but in an upright (on all fours) position it would measure approx: 67" long, 20" wide, 53" high

Real Fossil Smilodon skeleton

Dinictis Rare fossil skeleton!

Photo is of cast replica showing one of many possible mounting positions.

Dinictis, also known as "false saber-toothed cats", had a sleek body 1.1 metres (3.6 ft) long, short legs 0.6 metres (2.0 ft) high with only incompletely retractable claws, powerful jaws, and a long tail. It was very similar to its close relative, Hoplophoneus. The shape of its skull is reminiscent of a felid skull rather than of the extremely short skull of the Machairodontinae. Compared with those of the more recent machairodonts, its upper canines were relatively small, but they nevertheless distinctly protruded from its mouth. Below the tips of the canines its lower jaw spread out in the form of a lobe.

Dinictis walked plantigrade (flat-footed), unlike modern felids. It looked like a small leopard and evidently its mode of life was similar to that of a leopard.

Assembled Dinictis skeleton

Available mounted in any position you desire.

Assembled $__

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Hoplophoneus Rare fossil skeleton!
Hoploneus sabertooth fossil skeleton assembled


Real fossil Hoplophoneus saber cat skeleton

Around 1.3 meters (4.26 feet) long and estimated up to 160 kilograms (352 lbs) during life.

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American Lion Return to Top of page

American Lion: Fossil American Lion Skull (Felis atrox) cast replica

Antique Finish *pictured (item #BC-019A) $__


Tarpit Finish (item #BC-019T) $__


Optional metal stand (item #S-BC-019T) $__

Bone Clones cast.

Metal stand available separately.

Skull measures: 19" long, 12" wide, 9" high

American Lion: Fossil American Lion Skull (Felis atrox) cast replica (plus shipping)

Felis atrox was the largest lion to have ever existed, this individual weighing an estimated 900 pounds. Found only in the western hemisphere, this specimen came from the La Brea tar pits. The American lion was about one-third larger than its African relative. They were taller, with longer legs proportionally and a slightly broader muzzle than the African lion. They likely had the male's bushy mane and tufted tail in common.

Cave Lion Return to Top of page

Cave Lion Skull: Panthera spelaea cast replica

Cave Lion skull: Panthera spelaea

These large, conical-toothed cats of the North American Ice Age were a relative of the present-day African Lion, Panthera leo. This specimen was found by a local Yupik Eskimo from an area near Nome, Alaska. Recent studies have suggested that some of these species showed more tiger-like features than lion-like.

Cave Lion Skull cast

Skull measures 15" long, 10" wide, 7" high

$__ (plus shipping)

Cave Lion Skeleton: Panthera spelaea (?) real fossil

Panthera spelaea

Real Cave Lion skeleton.

This is only the 2nd we've ever seen!

$__ real fossil skeleton

Cast replica Cave Lion skeleton mounted to your specifications.


Cheetah Return to Top of page

Cheetah Skull cast replica

Acinonyx jubatus

Item #BC-079

Measures 7" Long, 5" Wide, 4" High

Africa's 10,000-12,000 remaining cheetahs are found only in scattered areas of sub-Sahara, with a remnant population of less than 100 in Iran. Their long legs, deep chest, long flexible spine and semi-retractable claws provide them the resources to claim the title of "fastest land animal" by running at speeds of up to 55 mph for short sprints. Cheetahs have long tails, short, coarse coats with small black spots, and weigh between 60 and 130 pounds, with males being slightly larger than females. They have small heads with high set eyes that are underscored by large, black teardrop shaped spots that help deflect the blazing glare of the sun. Their short muzzles contain upper canine teeth with foreshortened roots that provide them with room for a larger nasal aperture. This arrangement allows them to maintain a firm grasp on the prey's throat and yet still breathe well enough themselves to recover from their intense run.

Resin cast $ (plus shipping)

Dinictis Return to Top of page

Dinictis skull cast (molded from a prototype) from a local museum. The smaller version of the sabertooth cat. Detailed from an actual skull found.

Resin skull cast replica Measures 7" long and 4" wide.

Resin cast $__ (plus shipping)
Resin cast with display stand $__


Dinictis Skull cast replica (Stand included)

Dinictis lived on the plains of North America 35-40 m.y.a. Ancestors to modern cats, this ancient skull is reminiscent of today's Clouded Leopard Skull, Male (BC-005). About the size of today's cougar, dinictis had short, powerful legs and a long tail. Unlike extant felines, which walk on their toes, they were more flat-footed. The canines are elongated as with the later occurring saber-toothed cats but not as pronounced. This feature coupled with their smaller size leads to their label as the 'false sabertooth' cat. 2-part skull (separate cranium & jaw). This rare specimen is from the Brule Formation in South Dakota. Our Bone Clones® skull is finished to replicate its original, beautiful stone-slate color. The stand shown is included. Scientific Name Dinictis felina
Item # BC-030

Dinictis skull cast replica measures 7" L x 4 ¼" W x 3 ¾" H; 17.6L x 10.6W X 9.7H (cm)

$__ (plus shipping)


Dinictis, saber-tooth cat

Dinictis, saber-tooth cat

Made of solid resin

Measures: 16 inches high, 17 inches wide

Resin Cast replica $__ (plus shipping)

Dinictis was a small, primitive cat from the Oligocene. This extinct, sabertooth cat had a sleek body, short legs, powerfully-muscular jaws, a small brain (in a 7-inch long skull), large canine teeth, and a long tail. Dinictis was plantigrade, walking in a flat-footed manner (unlike modern cats, which are probably much faster, digitigrade, walking on their toes). Dinictis, like modern cats, had three eyelids, the third one being a nictitating membrane (or haw). Dinictis was very similar to Hoplophoneus (the ancestor of smilodon) except the canine teeth were less exaggerated. Dinictis may have preyed upon Indricotherium.

Eusmilus Return to Top of page

Eusmilus Skull with base

Eusmilus sicarius Skull with base, Measures 8",

Eusmilus means "well-knifed"

Sabertooth Cat, Eusmilus sicarius Skull Sabertooth cat Eusmilus sicarius skull (Sinclair & Jepsen 1927). Occurrence Mid-Whitneyan to early Arikareean South Dakota. One of the smaller Nimravids of the Oligocene, this species is noted for its very long, compressed sabers. It is an excellent example of a dirk-tooth saber cat. This specimen's deciduous sabers are in place and the permanent sabers erupting. We are grateful to the Babiarz Institute of Paleontological Studies for the opportunity to cast this individual. 2-part skull (separate cranium & jaw). Scientific Name Catalogue Eusmilus sicarius

This skull cast measures: 7 ½" L x 3 ½" W x 3 ¾" H

Price $__ (plus shipping)

Eusmilus possessed only 26 teeth instead of the 44 usually seen in carnivorous mammals. Its mouth could open to a width of 90 degrees, allowing the creature to properly use its saber teeth. Sheath-shaped body growths projected from Eusmilus's lower jaw to protect the sabers

Resin cast $__ (plus shipping)

Homotherium Return to Top of page

Homotherium sp.

Skull and metal stand sold separately

Customer review:
"I received my Homotherium skull. It's perfect! Thank you very much"

Sabertooth Cat - Homotherium cf. crenatidens. Age: Early to mid Pliocene, (3 million years ago). The genus Homotherium comprises a unique group of saber tooth cats, referred to as the scimitar-tooths. Besides having their front limbs longer than the rear, most have robust incisors accompanied by medium to short, coarsely serrated canines. They were most likely a pursuit predator, and the incisors may have been used in conjunction with the killing bite, unlike those found on the more familiar saber tooth cat, Smilodon. Although their range was extensive, known from North America, Eurasia, and Africa, their occurrence is somewhat limited, and usually with only fragmentary remains. Although this specimen experienced some lateral crushing during fossilization, its dentition is almost flawless and, with its matching lowers, presents a wonderful and scientifically accurate example of these unique saber tooth cats.

Skull cast measures: 14" L x 5" W x 7" H / 36L x 13.2W x 17.5H (cm)

2-part skull (separate cranium & jaw).

$__ (plus shipping)


Family Felidae, Subfamily Machairodontinae, tribe: Machairodontini, Genus Homotherium (Fabrini, 1890)

Homotherium is a genus of machairodontine saber-toothed cats, often termed scimitar cats, that lived in North America, South America, Eurasia, and Africa. It first became extinct in Africa. In Eurasia, it survived until much later. The last scimitar cat survived in North America until a few thousand years ago.

Hoplophoneus Return to Top of page

Hoplophoneus primaevus Skeleton Fossil Replica

Nimravus skeleton
Hoplophoneus primaevus Skeleton Fossil Replica

This beautiful specimen measures approx. 48 in (122cm) long

For shipping the removable head and legs allow this skeleton to fit into a crate 39" x 27"x 15" H and weigh 68 pounds.

Available for purchase $__ (price does not include crating or shipping)


or rent it for $500 per month.

Hoplophoneus dakotensis Sabertooth Cat skull cast replica
Sabertooth Cat Hoplophoneus dakotensis Skull.

This specimen shows a fatal bite wound across the frontals.

Measures 10 1/2" long, 6" wide, 4" high

$__ (plus shipping)

Slightly larger than Hoplophoneus occidentalis, these Nimravids are found throughout the Protoceras beds of the Poleslide member- South Dakota. They are easily distinguished from H. occidentalis by their very large mastoid processes.

Hoplophoneus occidentalis Skull

Sabertooth Cat Hoplophoneus occidentalis Skull CB-18. Occurrence: Orellan-Whitneyan, South Dakota. H.occidentalis was one of the largest Nimravids of the Oligocene, approaching that of the extant jaguar. It is a very rare species.

Hoplophoneus occidentalis skull cast measures: 11" long, 5" wide, 5 1/2" high

$__ (plus shipping)

Hoplophoneus mentalis skull

Hoplophoneus mentalis skull.

Measures 7.6" x 4.6 x 4.7" (192 x 117 x 119mm). Oliogocene sabertooth cat.

South Dakota.

Resin cast: $__ (plus shipping)

Liger Return to Top of page

Liger skull cast

The liger is a hybrid cross between a male lion and a female tiger. It is denoted scientifically as Panthera tigris × Panthera leo.

A liger resembles a lion with diffused stripes. They are the largest cats in the world, although the Siberian Tiger is the largest pure sub-species. Like tigers, but unlike lions, ligers enjoy swimming. A similar hybrid, the offspring of a male tiger and a female lion is called a tigon.

Rare reports have been made of tigresses mating with lions in the wild. Under exceptional circumstances it has been known for a tiger to be forced into ranges inhabited by the Asiatic Lion, Panthera leo persica; however, this combination of species in the wild is considered highly unlikely. The present-day ranges of wild lions and tigers no longer overlap.

The skull is 16 5/8" long by 10 7/8" wide

Liger Skull Resin cast $__ (plus $20 US shipping)

Liliger Return to Top of page

Liliger skull cast

The skull cast measures__

Liliger Skull Resin cast $195 (plus shipping)


Liliger skull and skeleton cast replicas.

Scientific classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordataeat
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Panthera
Species: Panthera leo; × (Panthera leo♂ × Panthera tigris♀)♀

The liliger is a hybrid cross between a male lion (Panthera leo) and a ligress (Panthera leo × Panthera tigris). The first hybrid was born at the Novosibirsk Zoo.

The first known hybrid, a female liliger named Kiara, was born at the Novosibirsk Zoo in Russia, in September 2012. Kiara was born to an 8-year-old female liger Zita and a male African lion Sam. Per Haldane's rule, male tigons and ligers are sterile, but female hybrids can produce cubs. On May 16, 2013, the same couple produced three more female liligers: Luna, Sandra, and Eva.

A liliger was born in the United States from a male lion named Simba and a female liger named Akaria at 6:18 am on November 29, 2013, at The Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Foundation in Oklahoma. At approximately 3 am on November 30, 2013, the ligress gave birth to two more cubs.

Unfortunately one of these cubs passed away of natural causes. We are offering cast replicas of both the skull and skeleton.

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Machairodus Return to Top of page

Machairodus giganteus.

Machairodus giganteus. Age: Late Miocene, China. This cat was about the size of a lion but with a longer muzzle and narrower skull. Machairodus is an excellent example of a saber-toothed cat. Found throughout the world, this Eurasian species had coarse serrations on its incisors, sabers, and carnassials. Interestingly, this particular specimen, when alive, had a severe nasal infection and a broken and worn left saber. As a result, its condition may have diminished its capability to hunt and kill its prey.

Bone Clones cast Machairodus giganteus skull cast replica

Measures 14" long, 8" wide, 7" high

$__ (plus shipping)

Meganteron Return to Top of page

Megantereon Skull with base

Megantereon was a genus of prehistoric machairodontine saber-toothed cat that lived in North America, Eurasia, and Africa. It may have been the ancestor of Smilodon

Megantereon Skull cast with base.

Resin skull measures 10.25"

Scientific Name: Megantereon inexpectatus

Discovered in China

Late Miocene

$__ (plus shipping)

Metailurus Return to Top of page

Cheetah Skull (Metailurus minor) with base

Metailurus minor) with base measures 6.5"

The original was discovered in Gansu Province, China

Late Miocene

Resin cast $__ (plus shipping)

Metailurus is a genus of false saber-toothed cats belonging to the tribe Metailurini that lived in Europe and Asia.

Metailurus is known as a "false sabertooth" cat because, instead of true saberteeth, it has a cross between long, flat, and blade-like saberteeth and the shorter cone-shaped teeth of modern-day felines. The canines are longer than even the Clouded Leopard but significantly shorter than true saber teeth and more conical than bladed. Due to the fragmentary nature of Metailurus fossils, the number of species is subject to debate.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Chordata, Class: Mammalia, Order: Carnivora, Family: Felidae, Subfamily: Felinae, Tribe: Metailurini, Genus: Metailurus

Mountain Lion Return to Top of page

Mountain Lion skull cast reproduction

We have several unpainted Mountain Lion skull casts. They have not yet been trimmed, and there may be some minor imperfections (small holes that can be filled etc). Some of these have jaws and some do not. A great way to save money if you don't need a museum quality cast.

Skull only $65

Skull and jaw: $__

Please email us or call (314) 556-0650 for more details.

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Smilodon Skull with base.

This incredible skull casting, originally produced by Bone Clones, has been hand-painted and finished with an INCREDIBLE Tarpit finish, consistent with the colors and look of the original fossil materials, found in tar pits similar to that of the famous LaBrea Pits of California. This is not a factory finish, but one that has been painstakingly done by a professional museum artifact replication specialist, especially for this particular skull. There is not another like it in the world and this is the only casting he has personally finished to this incredible degree.

Below is some information regarding this particular species of Sabertooth Cat, Smilodon populator.

Smilodon populator lived in the eastern part of South America. The three species recognized in the Smilodon genus became extinct only about 10,000 years ago. The other two species are S. gracilis, which was found in the eastern part of the United States, and S. fatalis, found in both North America and the Pacific coastal area of South America. Smilodon populator was the largest species. While more robust than Homotherium, it may have been a greater leaper. Their fossils have been found in both standard strata as well as various South American asphalt pits, not unlike the more famous pits found in North America.

Resin cast $__ (plus shipping)

Customer review:
"Thanks for sending the skull cast, it is an outstanding cast, and will have a prime place in my collection. It is beautiful, thanks again"

Smilodon Skull cast replica.

This 2-part skull (separate cranium & jaw) shown with optional stand. The skull itself is a massive 13 ¾" L x 8 ¼" W x 6 ¾" H. This is a VERY LARGE SKULL. .

Scientific name: Smilodon populator

Age: Pleistocene

Smilodon fatalis juvenile skull.

Sabertooth cat: juvenile skull. Smilodon fatalis.

Measures 9x6x4 in (23x15x10cm).

This item is a model of the feline carnivore of N America.

$__ (plus shipping)


Sabertooth Cat Smilodon californicus Skull

One of the finest specimens from the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History. Great care was taken when this piece was cast to preserve every detail and nuance of the original specimen. Skull measures: 13 1/4" long, 7 3/4" wide, 6 1/4" high. The fangs measure 6 1/2" (with roots, 10"). This Sabertooth Cat is available in either antique (shown) and Tarpit finishes.

Antique finish: $__ (item #BC-018A)

Weight of casts: Skull only: 2.12 lb / or skull with stand: 5.6 lbs (9lbs with stand, box, and packing materials). Photos showing how to put skull on stand: Step 1 Step 2

Bone Clones cast

Smilodon Fatalis Skeleton
Smilodon Fatalis Skeleton

California Saber Tooth Cat Skeleton. Carnivore of the La Brea Tar Pits. Polyurethane cast of the original.

Licensed from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Foundation, Page Museum specimen.

This skeleton measures 2.0 m. With crate and mount.

Resin cast $__ (price does not include crating or shipping)

Smilodon fatalis (californicus) skeleton (Antique finish)

Smilodon fatalis Disarticulated skeleton (Antique finish)

This disarticulated skeleton (231 bones) of the majestic Sabertooth Cat (Smilodon fatalis) from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles is completely ready for assembly.

Bone Clones Resin cast $__

Smilodon fatalis Articulated skeleton (Antique finish)

A full skeleton of the majestic Sabertooth Cat Smilodon fatalis (californicus) Articulated skeleton from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. Each bone - 231 pieces in all - was individually and meticulously molded and cast in the finest resin, finished, and then expertly mounted.

The original is in the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, a portion of the sales goes to further their work.

Custom Mounting is Available for All Skeletons, and individual bones are also available (please inquire).

Resin cast measures 67" long, 20" wide, 53" high

Resin cast $__ (price does not include crating or shipping)

Smilodon fatalis (californicus) Skeleton (Tarpit finish)
Smilodon fatalis Articulated skeleton (Tarpit finish)

A full skeleton of the majestic Sabertooth Cat Smilodon fatalis (californicus) Articulated skeleton from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. Each bone - 231 pieces in all - was individually and meticulously molded and cast in the finest resin, finished, and then expertly mounted.

The original is in the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, a portion of the sales goes to further their work.

Resin cast measures 67" long, 20" wide, 53" high

Bone Clones Resin cast $__ (price does not include crating or shipping)


Smilodon fatalis Disarticulated skeleton (Tarpit finish)

This disarticulated skeleton (231 bones) of the majestic Sabertooth Cat (Smilodon fatalis) from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles is completely ready for assembly.

Custom Mounting is Available for All Skeletons, and individual bones are also available (please inquire).

Resin cast $__


Smilodon fatalis (californicus) Sabertooth Cat Saber cast (item #KO-212P) Bone Clones cast

Sabertooth Cat Saber (single) cast replica $__ (item #KO-212)

$__ single saber

Customer review: "Thanks again. I just received the casts. They are even better than I expected!"

The sabertooth cat skull gives the impression that the sabers are so long, the cat could not get any food in its mouth. However, the jaw opens much wider than that of the modern cats. The sabers were used to stab its victim and to rip it into shreds.

Each saber measures 11 inches long.

$__ set of 2 (plus shipping)

A portion of all sales of this item go to the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History

Sabertooth Cat sabers: Smilodon populator sabers (item # KO-103P) Bone Clones cast
Smilodon populator saber cast replica.

Measures 12 inches long.

$__ (pair)


Customer review: "I received my order yesterday. and I was amazed at how authentic the items looked. The saber tooth sets are outstanding. My compliments on your workmanship. In the future, I will be sure to order only from you. My grandkids will love these items."

Sumatran Tiger: Panthera tigris Return to Top of page

Sumatran Tiger Skull Panthera tigris

Sumatran Tiger Skull with base

Cast replica measures 12.5"

Scientific Name: Panthera tigris

Age: Modern

Resin cast $325 (plus shipping)

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Xenosmilus hodsonae Skeleton
Xenosmilus hodsonae

Occurrence: Pleistocene (Irvingtonian) Florida. In 1981, the remains of two specimens were found in the Haile limestone quarries in Alachua County, Florida. In 1994, they were suspected of possibly belonging to a new genus. Xenosmilus was a very robust felid, somewhat resembling a Homotherium, but with the short, stout-legged features of Smilodon.

Custom Mounting and individual bones available for All Skeletons (Please Inquire)

Courtesy of Bone Clones

Skeleton measures 7 feet long

Assembled skeleton $_ (price does not include crating or shipping)

Smilodon: Prehistoric Life Smilodon
Smilodon: Prehistoric Life Smilodon toy figure.

Prehistoric Life Smilodon

Size: 4" L x 3" H (10 x 7.5 cm).

Item no. 279729

$5.99 (plus shipping)

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