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meaning: "Tongue beast"
Named By: Richard Owen in 1840
Time Period: Late Pliocene to Early Holocene, 2.5-0.010 Ma
Location: North and South America
Size: 4 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens, including some near complete individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Xenarthra | Mylodontidae |

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, a weight estimated at 1002.6 kg (2210.4 lb), and could potentially assume a slight bipedal stance.

Read more about Glossotherium at Wikipedia
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