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Figure 2: adapted from Macdonald, D. (ed.) (2001) The New Encyclopedia of Mammals, Oxford University Press ©
Figure 2: adapted from Macdonald, D. (ed.) (2001) The New Encyclopedia of Mammals, Oxford University Press
Figure 2 Left, the skull and lower jaw of a member of the dog family, highlighting the carnassials - the fourth upper premolar and the first lower molar. Their structure is shown on the right, the elongated shearing blades contrasting with the grinding surfaces in the same teeth in humans

 2.2 What are the common features of Carnivora?