Ke Li and Team Collaborate With Wisconsin Geology Museum to Analyze Big Cat Bones

Paleontologists with the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum teamed up with Ke Li, assistant professor of Medical Physics, as well as graduate student Dan Busch, to make 3D scans of the bones of the extinct North American cheetah (Miracinonyx) and two species of other big cat bones, the modern puma and modern cheetah, for the purpose of comparing their anatomical structure and running traits. The project's goal is try to understand the larger evolutionary history of these cats in North America.

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