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meaning: "Solitary beast"
Named By: Spillmann in 1948
Time Period: Late Pliocene - Early Holocene, 4.9-0.011 Ma
Location: North and South America
Size: 6 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens, some almost complete
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Xenarthra | Pilosa | Megatheriidae |
Also known as: | Schaubia | Schaubitherium | Xenocnus |

Eremotherium is an extinct genus of ground sloth of the family Megatheriidae, endemic to North America and South America during the Pleistocene epoch. It lived from 4.9 mya--11,000 years ago existing (as a genus) for approximately 4.889 million years.

E. rusconi reached a length up to 6 m (20 ft) and a weight of more than 3 tonnes.

Read more about Eremotherium at Wikipedia
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