For the first time ever, scientists have found a site where humans killed and butchered a giant sloth. Humans hunted the giant ground sloth 12,600 years ago in what is now the Pampas region of Argentina. A new study about the finding dispels previous misconceptions about how long giant ground […]
In a sinkhole in Belize, scientists uncovered the remains of an extinct giant sloth. These giant sloths went extinct between 14,000 and 10,000 years ago. They weighed more than an adult elephant. The sloth remains included a 27,000-year-old tooth, arm bone, and leg bone. To excavate them, divers had to […]
If you are ever in Costa Rica, you cannot leave without visiting the country’s only Sloth Sanctuary. The Sanctuary takes in abandoned and physically disabled sloths, rescuing the animals and giving them a new chance at life. The Sanctuary offers guided tours and the opportunity to learn about the two […]
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The BBC just released the trailer for its second season of the docu-series Planet Earth.