Name: Yoshi.
Phonetic: Yo-she/Yosh-e.
Named By: N.‭ ‬Spassov‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬Geraads‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Carnivoa,‭ ‬Feliformia,‭ ‬Felidae,‭ ‬Machairodontinae,‭ ‬Metailurini.
Species: Y.‭ ‬garevskii‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬minor.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Macedonia.
Time period: Late Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of a few individuals.

       Yoshi is a genus of metailurine sabre-toothed cat that lived in‭ ‬Eastern Europe during the late Miocene.‭ ‬Yoshi seems to‭ ‬have been adapted to be smaller light weight predators relying upon speed and agility to capture prey.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A New Felid from the Late Miocene of the Balkans and the Contents of the Genus Metailurus Zdansky,‭ ‬1924‭ (‬Carnivora,‭ ‬Felidae‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Mammalian Evolution.‭ ‬22.‭ ‬-‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Spassov‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬Geraads‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.


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