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Mylodontidae

Fossil Ground Sloths

The family Mylodontidae is a group of mammals that became extinct 11,000 years ago. This family, commonly called ground sloths, is one of several extinct families of ground sloths, including Megatheriidae, Mylodontidae, Nothrotheriidae, Orophodontidae and Scelidotheriidae. In addition to fossil bones, sub-fossil remains like from ground sloth are quite common including coprolites, fur and skin.

 

 

ITEMS in the Family: Mylodontidae