Fossils of a sloth of 8000 years ago discovered in Argentina

Posted on December 23, 2011 • Filed under: Archaeology, Argentina

Researchers at the Paleontological Museum of the city of San Pedro Argentina found fossils of a sloth of 8000 years ago, scientists reported Thursday. The discovery was made ​​in a field of San Pedro, some 160 kilometers north of the capital of Argentina, and corresponds to the complete skull of a Glossotherium (extinct genus of giant sloths of South America) with one hand, dating from Pleistocene period (makes about 10 thousand years), the experts noted in a statement. Read Article

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