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meaning: "Near Mylodon"
Named By: Barnum Brown in 1903
Time Period: late Pliocene to Pleistocene
Location: Canada, Guatemala, Mexico and USA
Size: Roughly about 3 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens, some almost complete
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Xenarthra | Pilosa | Mylodontidae | Mylodontinae |

Paramylodon is an extinct genus of ground sloth of the family Mylodontidae endemic to North America during the Pliocene through Pleistocene epochs, living from around ~4.9 Mya-11,000 years ago. It is also known as Harlan's ground sloth.

Read more about Paramylodon at Wikipedia
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