Megalonyx jeffersonii - Ground Sloth

SKU
X716
In stock
$125.00
Overview

A TOP QUALITY Megalonyx jeffersonii sloth tooth from an extinct genus of giant ground sloths from northern Florida. This tooth has excellent preservation and shows little water wear. It's complete with absolutely no restoration or repair. A wonderful Late Pliocene - Early Pleistocene display piece from northern Florida. Authenticity guaranteed.

X716          SIZE: 2-1/4" x 1-9/16"

Note – adding 14 Ground Sloth claws & teeth in March 2022.   Link to Sloth fossils

Megalonyx jeffersonii sloths are an extinct genus of giant ground sloths of the family Megalonychidae endemic to North America from the Late Miocene through the Pleistocene. Existed from ~10.3 Mya—11,000 years ago. Thus, living for approximately 10.3 million years.  Megalonyx measured about 10 feet and weighted up to 1 ton. 

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