Research Projects

Botany and Bones in Brazil

Botany and Bones in Brazil

By Greg McDonald The first discoveries of the ground sloths Megatherium and Megalonyx consisted of single individuals that were not mixed with other...

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Saltpeter and Sloths

Saltpeter and Sloths

It was not long after Cuvier described the first fossil sloth, Megatherium, in 1796 that additional discoveries of fossil sloths were made. The next...

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