Megatherium

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Morphing a modern bison into a long-horned beast, a two-toed sloth into a giant ground sloth and an elephant into a mammoth, the programme will give a sense of the super-sized world.
He also discovered the skeleton of a giant ground sloth at the La Brea tar pits, sparking the hunt for fossils at the site.
is known as the father of modern geology because he discovered the skeleton of an ancient giant ground sloth at the La Brea Tar Pits, according to a history of the ranch provided by the parks department.
It features wonderful permanent and touring exhibits, a giant ground sloth skeleton from the dinosaur age, sculpture gardens and an award winning planetarium.
Post-glacial vegetation in the South Patagonian territory of the giant ground sloth, Mylodon.
ONE million years ago, the Earth was inhabited by an array of bizarre creatures including the giant ground sloth, terror birds, giant armadillos and the mighty sabre-toothed cat.
The 4,000-square-foot exhibition floor at the Lancaster Museum/Art Gallery will be filled with a woolly mammoth, a life-size saber-toothed tiger family, a giant ground sloth being attacked by a saber-toothed tiger, a 34-foot-long apatosaurus and baby, a Tyrannosaurus rex and a maiasaurus with eggs and hatchlings.
Nothrotheriops shastense, the Shasta giant ground sloth, lived throughout the range of the Joshua tree in the Pleistocene, up until about 12,000 years ago.
Last year, we found the pelvis of a giant ground sloth - and for the first time in the world, we found gut contents, so we can tell what the animal had to eat right before he died.
Bones of saber-toothed cats, giant ground sloths and other animals, many of which had died out in the area by 13,000 years ago, lay nearby.
The more than 26 large mammals found at the site included saber-toothed cats and giant ground sloths, which were largely extinct in North America 13,000 years ago.