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Composite photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic Photo Ark
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A fierce predator, Smilodon populator roamed South America during the Pleistocene era
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The National Geographic Photo Ark is a multiyear project creating intimate portraits of every species in captivity to inspire people to help ensure their survival in the wild.