|Named By:||Miklos Kretzoi in 1929|
|Time Period:||Late Miocene|
|Size:||About 1.5 meters long, 80 kilograms in weight|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Feliformia | Barbourofelidae ||
|Also known as:||| Sansanosmilus vallesiensis ||
Sansanosmilus (pronounced - San-San-Oh-SMILE-Uss) is an extinct genus of carnivorous mammal of the family Barbourofelidae (false saber-tooth cats) endemic to Europe and Asia, which lived during the Miocene, 13.6--11.1 mya, existing for approximately 2.5 million years.