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Ancient species of giant sloth discovered in Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

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Ancient 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.

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