The Giant #Ground #Sloths: The giant ground sloth is believed to have weighed about 2.5 tonnes, the same as an Asian Elephant! Their fossils have been found from Patagonia to Alaska. The last ground sloths seem to have died out about 10,000 years ago. Saw this skeleton in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC when I was a kid. Must see!!!

The Giant #Ground #Sloths: The giant ground sloth is believed to have weighed about 2.5 tonnes, the same as an Asian Elephant! Their fossils have been found from Patagonia to Alaska. The last ground sloths seem to have died out about 10,000 years ago. Saw this skeleton in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC when I was a kid. Must see!!!

Trilobite fossil. Over 17,000 known species roamed the oceans for over 270 million years. From around 500 m years ago.

Trilobite fossil. Over 17,000 known species roamed the oceans for over 270 million years. From around 500 m years ago.

Paleoillustration: Study of Megatherium, the biggest South American ground sloth. Carl Buell

Paleoillustration: Study of Megatherium, the biggest South American ground sloth. Carl Buell

Megalonyx; Ground Sloth; Late Miocene to Pleistocene, 10.3–0.011; Mammalia (Xenarthra);Described by Harlan, 1825; Artwork by MaCarl Buell?

Megalonyx; Ground Sloth; Late Miocene to Pleistocene, 10.3–0.011; Mammalia (Xenarthra);Described by Harlan, 1825; Artwork by MaCarl Buell?

Arizona Highways Magazine Magazine Subscription, 12 Digital Issues | Digital Magazines

Arizona Highways Magazine Magazine Subscription, 12 Digital Issues | Digital Magazines

Types of Sloths in the Rainforest

6+ Different Types of Sloths in the Rainforest with Pictures and Facts

Visual Dose: November 13, 2015 at 09:05PM | Designcollector – 12 Years Online

Rite of Spring by Brian Ziff

Visual Dose: November 13, 2015 at 09:05PM | Designcollector – 12 Years Online

Paleoillustration: A sabre-toothed cat (Smilodon) attacks an already entrapped giant ground sloth, Paramylodon, by Mauricio Antón

Paleoillustration: A sabre-toothed cat (Smilodon) attacks an already entrapped giant ground sloth, Paramylodon, by Mauricio Antón

Suga: "stretching: you're doing it wrong. This is how you do it." << Haha same

Suga: "stretching: you're doing it wrong. This is how you do it." << Haha same

The Amazon rain forest stretches over nine South American countries. It spans over 2 million square miles and is home to many species of animals, some of which are not found elsewhere in the world. There are many Animals that can be found in the rainforest, most of which are insects. Here are 10 Cute Animals In The Amazon Rainforest:

The Amazon rain forest stretches over nine South American countries. It spans over 2 million square miles and is home to many species of animals, some of which are not found elsewhere in the world. There are many Animals that can be found in the rainforest, most of which are insects. Here are 10 Cute Animals In The Amazon Rainforest:

Shasta ground sloth, from the BBC series Ice Age Giants

Uncovering the secrets of North America's Ice Age giants

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