Megalonyx jeffersonii

 

Megalonyx jeffersonii

Locality: Alabama
Formation: Cave deposits
near Tuscumbia, AL
Length: 3 m (10 feet)
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Megalonyx Scale

Megalonyx jeffersonii

This massive ground sloth was molded from an adult specimen recovered from a monospecific mass mortality site in Alabama. 16 specimens of various developmental stages were found at this cavern locality from fetal to full grown, making this discovery evidence for cave-denning behavior in Megalonyx.