Megalonyx sp. (Giant Ground Sloth claw)
An EXTRA LARGE, TOP QUALITY Megalonyx sp. sloth claw from an extinct genus of giant ground sloth found in a Florida shell pit. A December Fossil of the Month. This massive claw has exceptional preservation and shows little wear and tear including the external protective sheath is 85% complete. The sheaths are always missing in the river sourced claws. This specimen is nearly complete down to a decent tip with absolutely no restoration or repair. Exceptional preservation of the proximal end. A fantastic Late Pliocene - Early Pleistocene display piece from Florida. Authenticity guaranteed. One of my favorites!
X702 SIZE: 8-1/2" L x 2-1/8" W x 4-1/8" H