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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsAncient human, giant sloth remains found in world's biggest flooded cave. Bones of Ice Age animals, including elephants and bears, found in Sac Actun system in Mexico. Thomson Reuters Posted: Feb 20, 2018 http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/mexico-flooded-cave-1.4543416 https://www.gob.mx/cultura/prensa/dan-a-conocer-hallazgos-en-el-sitio-arqueologico-sumergido-sac-actun Yours, Paul H.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsAncient species of giant sloth discovered in Mexico Borneo Bulletin, August 18, 2017 https://borneobulletin.com.bn/ancient-species-giant-sloth-discovered-mexico/ Fossilized remains of a giant sloth unearthed in Mexico By Victoria Ritter, Gears of Biz, August 20, 2017 http://gearsofbiz.com/fossilized-remains-of-a-giant-sloth-unearthed-in-mexico/16015 Ancient Giant Sloth Fossil Found in Underwater Cave While cave diving in Mexico, explorers uncovered 10,000- year-old remains of a new sloth species, National Geographic http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/ancient-giant-sloth-new-species-mexico-cave-spd/ The paper is: Stinnesbeck, S.R., Frey, E., Olguín, J.A., Stinnesbeck, W., Zell, P., Mallison, H., González, A.G., Núñez, E.A., Morlet, A.V., Mata, A.T. and Sanvicente, M.B., Xibalbaonyx oviceps, a new megalonychid ground sloth (Folivora, Xenarthra) from the Late Pleistocene of the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico, and its paleobiogeographic significance. PalZ, pp.1-27. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12542-017-0349-5 Yours, Paul H.