TITLE

Ground Sloth

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Ground Sloth, an extinct American sloth related to the anteater and tree sloth of today. Ground sloths disappeared some 10,000 years ago. The body was covered with long, silky hair. The ground sloth had a heavy tail, thick hind legs, and slender forelegs. It sat on its haunches and used its forelegs to reach foliage, its main source of food.
ACCESSION #
37309586

 

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