Animalia > Chordata > Mammalia > Pilosa > Mylodontidae > Glossotherium


Synonyms: Mesodon

Wikipedia Abstract

Glossotherium (literally "Tongue Beast") was a genus of ground sloth. It was a heavily built animal with a length of about 4 metres (13 ft) snout to tail-tip and a weight estimated at 1002.6 kg (2210.3 lbs), and could potentially assume a slight bipedal stance.
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External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0