Giant Ground Sloth Extinction

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The giant ground sloth or Megatherium(“giant beast”) is in the mammal classification. the extinct genus of the family Bradypodidae This animal lived from lived from about 35 million to 10,000 years ago. The main reason for the giant ground sloths extinction was the ice age. Some other reasons why this animal went extinct were, human development and hunting. Many experts believe that the giant ground sloth was a herbivore and that it fed on leaves found on low tree branches, bushes and leaves. The leaves that they commonly fed on were agaves, yuccas and common grasses. The giant ground sloth had only one real predator and that was, humans. If it stood on its hind legs, it became approximately twenty feet tall or a bit over 6 meters. This

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