Eremotherium laurillardo - Ground Sloth

SKU
X711
Out of stock
$275.00
Overview

A LARGE, TOP QUALITY Eremotherium laurillardoi sloth tooth from an extinct genus of giant ground sloths from northern Florida. This sloth is part the family of largest ground sloths and their teeth are described as "brick-like". 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.

X711          SIZE: 2-1/2" x 1-5/8" x 1-3/4"

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

Eremotherium laurillardo sloths are an extinct genus of giant ground sloths of the family Megatheridae 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.  Eremotherium measured about 20 feet and weighted up to 4 ton. 

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