This is one of Exmoor's baby canines which I had to remove from my scalp when she was a kitten.
The milk-teeth of cubs do have a broad base and are hollow on this end. When the adult teeth erupt, they do so directly underneath the milk teeth. The tips of the new teeth are actually inside the old teeth, and are usually lost when the cat is eating. In captive big cats, the canines occasionally will erupt alongside the existing milk-teeth causing the cat to appear to have four or eight canines. This almost never occurs in cats born in the wild, which I attribute to possible inbreeding, which is another discussion altogether.
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