The climbing cantro replaced its ancestor the cantro. Its main advantage over its ancestor was the ability to climb. Although slightly smaller than its ancestor its agility to climb in the thick alpine forest allowed it to travel much faster than it could on the rocky and often snow covered ground. Its back legs too developed opposable back claw so it can grasp on to tree trunks. When sitting in trees it will tend to support itself with its front legs while hold or grasping things with the back legs. Its tail has become longer and acts as a counter balance when going across branches. Its yes have also change configuration to better gauge line of sight over long distances. Which is another great advantage over is ancestor since it can see prey males away just by climbing up to the top of the trees. When hunting one will chase the prey on the ground while the other jump though the trees. Then they ambush the prey by jumping down from the trees and killing them with their sharp claws and saber-teeth.
Due to this new arboreal life style they could not support such large groups and only have around 10 members in a pack. However they are still very social and will groom each other fur when resting to strengthen bonds within the pack. Males are around 90 cm while females are around 70 cm in size. Babies are cared for by the entire pack and are left in cubbing dens when out hunting. These dens are filled with alpine plant matter to keep the den warm.
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