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Megatherium (Giant Sloth)


The giant sloth Megatherium is an interesting case study in convergent evolution: if you ignore its thick coat of fur, this mammal was anatomically very similar to the tall, pot-bellied, razor-clawed breed of dinosaurs known as therizinosaurs. More about Megatherium
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Megatherium (Giant Sloth)

Paris Natural History Museum

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