*  Ground sloth - Wikipedia
Illinois State Museum ground sloth page. Ground sloths at La Brea. Eremotherium in Florida. Have some ground sloths survived in ... Ground sloths often fed in open fields. Recent studies have attempted to discover the diet of ground sloths through fossils of ... It was difficult to take down a ground sloth with a spear-thrower; killing a ground sloth required extensive knowledge of the ... Big game hunters' weapons were useless if ground sloths were further than thirty feet away. Additionally, the ground sloths' ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ground_sloth
*  Can Moths Explain Why Sloths Poo On the Ground?
When the sloth poo hits the ground, it's a mad dash for this precious resource. If you, as a moth, can ride the sloth and hop ... I have been studying sloths extensively in the wild for four years and have never seen a sloth lick or chew it's fur. Sloths ... ground-pooping. On a population scale, ground-pooping might help maintain this moth-sloth symbiosis, but selection acts on ... his team compared two types of sloth in Costa Rica-the brown-throated three-toed sloth, which always defecates on the ground, ...
  http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/01/21/can-moths-explain-why-sloths-poo-on-the-ground/
*  Some people just can't let sleeping frogs lie... | MetaFilter
GIANT GROUND SLOTH! GIANT GROUND SLOTH! Moreover, I want them introduced to American suburbia to munch on the landscaping so ... that all my days are brightened by giant ground sloths meandering around munching on things and slowing traffic down.. You just ... At least the giant ground sloths have their main food source still around.. posted by EmpressCallipygos at 2:12 PM on March 16 ... that all my days are brightened by giant ground sloths meandering around munching on things and slowing traffic down.. I will ...
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*  Edentata
Ground Sloths. Illinois State Museum. *Armadillo Online. Title Illustrations. Click on an image to view larger version & data ... Molecular phylogeny of the extinct ground sloth Mylodon darwinii. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 93:181- ... A new giant megatheriine ground sloth (Mammalia : Xenarthra : Megatheriidae) from the late Blancan to early Irvingtonian of ... Anteaters, sloths, armadillos. Click on an image to view larger version & data in a new window ...
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*  Alphabetical Browse | Britannica.com
giant ground sloth (extinct mammal). ...ground sloths, once ranged into areas of the North American continent as far as Alaska ... Different species of ground sloths varied greatly in size. Most were small, but one, the giant ground sloth (Megatherium ... giant ground pangolin (mammal). ...pangolin (Manis longicaudata, also classified as Phataginus tetradactyla) and the Chinese ... pangolin (M. pentadactyla), are almost entirely arboreal; others, such as the giant ground pangolin (M. gigantea, also ...
  https://www.britannica.com/browse/alpha/g/45
*  PalArch Editor (AV) | PalArch
Abstract A summary of museum and literature records of ground sloths collected from South Carolina is presented. The ground ... sloth record in South Carolina consists of three genera, Eremotheirum with two species, Megalonyx with three species and ... 2012. The Ground Sloths (Pilosa) of South Carolina. - PalArch's Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 9(3) (2012), 1-19. ISSN ... This Pharaoh, however, ruled long enough - two to four years - to plan his pyramid on the ground and have the workers excavate ...
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*  Ice Age Fossils on Permanent Display at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science : Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Jefferson's ground sloth claw. Additionally, visitors can continue to watch as fossils from the site are prepared by staff and ... Museum crews uncovered 5,000 bones of 41 kinds of Ice Age animals, including mammoths, mastodons, ground sloths, camels, deer, ...
  http://dmns.org/press-room/news-releases/ice-age-fossils-on-permanent-display-at-the-denver-museum-of-nature-science/?vo=n
*  Denver Museum of Nature and Science President and CEO Lends a Hand on the Snowmass Village Fossil Excavation : Denver Museum...
... a ground sloth, and an Ice Age deer.. Dr. Greg McDonald, a Museum research associate and an expert on sloths, confirmed that a ... or Jefferson's ground sloth. He was also able to say definitively that this is the first Jefferson's ground sloth ever to be ... but they are a different species called Harlan's ground sloth.. Dr. Russ Graham, an Ice Age mammal expert from the Pennsylvania ... According to McDonald, there have been nine other sloths found in Colorado, ...
  http://www.dmns.org/press-room/news-releases/denver-museum-of-nature-and-science-president-and-ceo-lends-a-hand-on-the-snowmass-village-fossil-excavation/
*  Literature
Ground sloths of New Mexico. Pp. 652-663, in Fossil Record 3 (R. M. Sullivan, S. G,. Lucas, and J. A. Spielmann, eds.). New ... Shasta ground sloth (Nothrotheriops shastense Hoffstetter) at Shelter Cave, New Mexico: Environment, diet, and extinction. ... Death of American ground sloths. Science 186:638-640.. Long, A., R. M. Hansen, and P. S. Martin. 1974. Extinction of the Shasta ... Report on ground sloth coprolite from Dona Ana County, New Mexico. American Journal of Science 120:353-356. ...
  https://www.utep.edu/leb/pleistNM/literature.htm
*  Strange Science: Mammals
These ground sloths are pretty accurate anatomically, though a little less stately than the Megatherium he designed for Crystal ... The Paraguay animal wasn't a big cat but it was indeed big; it was a giant ground sloth. And any lingering skepticism about the ... this painting shows ground sloths feeding while glyptodonts wander underfoot. As Waterhouse Hawkins aged, his paleoart showed ... this elephant-sized ground sloth posed the same problems: It was big, weird, and extinct. Pieces of it seemed to belong to ...
  https://www.strangescience.net/stmam2.htm
*  Sloths by Carly Redmond on Prezi
... are similar to that of the giant ground sloth that once walked the earth. This giant sloth was said to be about 2.5 tonnes, and ... Transcript of Sloths. What are the Sloth's Closest Relatives? What is the Ancestry of the Sloth? Sloths For Kids Where is the ... In return, the algae camouflages the sloths and also provides the sloth with a quick snack. How Have Sloths Adapted? Sloths are ... Two types of sloths are the three-toed sloths and the two-toed sloths. Two-toed sloths move much more than the others, and this ...
  https://prezi.com/mz0jg2rsji28/sloths/
*  PPT - Chapter 7 PowerPoint Presentation - ID:81733
Extinct ground sloth (20 ft long) Evolution Adaptations *specialized features of animals and plants (or any other organism) ...
  https://www.slideserve.com/Jeffrey/chapter-7
*  Introduction | Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
1996 Molecular phylogeny of the extinct ground sloth Mylodon darwinii. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 93, 181-185. (doi:10.1073/pnas ... such as extinct ground sloths, [32,35], Ice Age brown bears [36], elephantids [37,38], New Zealand moas [39] and many others. ... 1998 Molecular coproscopy: dung and diet of the extinct ground sloth Nothrotheriops shastensis. Science 281, 402-406. (doi: ... 2001 A molecular phylogeny of two extinct sloths. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 1, 94-103. (doi:10.1006/mpev.2000.0860). ...
  http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/370/1660/20130371
*  Megalonyx - Wikipedia
It was the only ground sloth to range as far north as the present-day Yukon and Alaska. Jefferson's ground sloth dwelled ... This is medium-sized among the giant ground sloths. Like other ground sloths it had a blunt snout, massive jaw, and large peg- ... Sloth Central Smithsonian National Zoological Park: At the Zoo - Slow and Steady Sloths Paleontology portal. ... M. jeffersonii was apparently the most wide ranging giant ground sloth. Fossils are known from many Pleistocene sites in the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megalonyx
*  Great American Interchange - Wikipedia
While all megalonychid ground sloths are extinct, extant two-toed tree sloths are from the same family. Three-toed tree sloths ... Pygmy three-toed sloth (Bradypus pygmaeus) Brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus) Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus ... Megatheriid ground sloths (Eremotherium) †Nothrotheriid ground sloths (Nothrotheriops, Nothrotherium) New World porcupines ( ... Megalonychid ground sloths (Pliometanastes, Megalonyx) †Mylodontid ground sloths (Thinobadistes, Glossotherium, Paramylodon) † ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_American_Interchange
*  Gypsum Cave - Wikipedia
... claws and reddish-brown hair of the now-extinct ground sloth. Through radiocarbon dating, it was found that the sloth remains ... Martin, P. S. (2005). "Chapter 4. Ground Sloths at Home". Twilight of the Mammoths: Ice Age Extinctions and the Rewilding of ... The skull of the ground sloth Nothrotherium shastense Sinclair was found in Room 3 by the archaeologist Bertha Parker, who was ... Up until about 11,000 BC (11,000 radiocarbon years ago), Gypsum Cave was inhabited by the Shasta ground sloth. Human habitation ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gypsum_Cave
*  Megafauna - Wikipedia
Order Pilosa Ground sloths were another group of slow, terrestrial xenarthrans, related to modern tree sloths. They had a ... analysis of Sporormiella fungal spores from a lake in eastern North America and from study of deposits of Shasta ground sloth ... doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8793-6_2. ISBN 978-1-4020-8792-9. Martin, P. S. (2005). "Chapter 4. Ground Sloths at Home". Twilight of ... The extinct Malagasy sloth lemur Archaeoindris reached a similar size, while the extinct Gigantopithecus blacki of Southeast ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megafauna
*  Orophodontidae - Wikipedia
Illinois State Museum ground sloth page. Ground sloths at La Brea. Eremotherium in Florida. Have some ground sloths survived in ... Sloth World: An Online Sloth Bibliography. Picture and information about a ground sloth skeleton on display at the University ... Orophodontidae is a family of extinct ground sloths within the order Pilosa and suborder Folivora. The taxon is often disused ... De Iuliis, G. & Cartelle, C. (1999): A new giant megatheriine ground sloth (Mammalia: Xenarthra: Megatheriidae) from the late ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orophodontidae
*  Scelidotheriinae - Wikipedia
Illinois State Museum ground sloth page. Ground sloths at La Brea. Eremotherium in Florida. Have some ground sloths survived in ... doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1890.tb01704.x. Sloth World: An Online Sloth Bibliography. Picture and information about a ground sloth ... Scelidotheriinae is a subfamily of extinct ground sloths within the order Pilosa, suborder Folivora and family Mylodontidae, ... Iuliis, G.; Cartelle, C. (December 1999). "A new giant megatheriine ground sloth (Mammalia: Xenarthra: Megatheriidae) from the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scelidotheriinae
*  Paramylodon - Wikipedia
Palaeontology portal Sloth World: an on-line bibliography Page Museum: info on ground sloths from the La Brea tar pits. ... sloth.htm Paleobiology database: Medicine Hat Unit V collection. "Fourth sloth discovered", comment on The Tarkio Valley Sloth ... It is also known as Harlan's ground sloth. Paramylodon measured about 3 m (9.8 ft) in length and weighed as much as 1,000-1,089 ... Paramylodon is an extinct genus of ground sloth of the family Mylodontidae endemic to North America during the Pliocene through ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paramylodon
*  Thinobadistes - Wikipedia
Ground sloth Thinobadistes from the Pliocene of Florida. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 59(12): 1382. Webb, S. ... Thinobadistes and Pliometanastes were the first of the giant sloths to appear in N. America. Both Pliometanastes and ... Thinobadistes is an extinct genus of ground sloth of the family Mylodontidae, endemic to North America during the Miocene- ... Osteology and relationship of Thinobadistes segnis, the first mylodont sloth in North America; pp. 496-532 in K. H. Redford and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thinobadistes
*  Nothrotheriops - Wikipedia
... the Shasta ground sloth may have had a prehensile tongue (like a giraffe) to strip leaves off branches. The Shasta ground sloth ... It has been suggested that the lack of Shasta ground sloths helping to disperse the seeds to more favourable climates is ... is also called the Shasta ground sloth. Fossils of the best-known species, the Shasta ground sloth (N. shastensis), have been ... It is the ground sloth found in greatest abundance at the La Brea Tar Pits. The most famous specimen was recovered from a lava ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nothrotheriops
*  Eremotherium - Wikipedia
"THE GROUND SLOTHS (PILOSA) OF SOUTH CAROLINA." PalArch's Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 9.3 (2012). C. Cartelle and G. De ... Eremotherium is an extinct genus of ground sloth of the family Megatheriidae, endemic to North America and South America during ... E. laurillardi, sometimes called the Panamerican ground sloth, was named by Lund (1842). It was previously considered a nomen ... Eremotherium laurillardi: the Panamerican late Pleistocene megatheriid sloth. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology C. L. Gazin. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eremotherium
*  List of largest mammals - Wikipedia
The largest living sloths are the Linnaeus's two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus) and Hoffmann's two-toed sloths (C. hoffmanni ... Lycos.com Höss, M.; Dilling, A.; Currant, A.; Pääbo, S. (1996). "Molecular phylogeny of the extinct ground sloth Mylodon ... The sloths attained much larger sizes prehistorically, the largest of which were Megatherium which, at an estimated average ... Southern two-toed Sloth - Choloepus didactylus: WAZA: World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Paleocraft Megatherium. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_largest_mammals
*  Mylodontidae - Wikipedia
... ground sloth page Illinois State Museum ground sloth page Ground sloths at La Brea Eremotherium in Florida Have some ground ... Sloth World: An Online Sloth Bibliography Picture and information about a ground sloth skeleton on display at the University of ... This family of ground sloths is related to the other families of extinct ground sloths, Megatheriidae and Nothrotheriidae. The ... The mylodontids together with their relatives form the Mylodonta, the second radiation of ground sloths. The discovery of their ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mylodontidae