Elephant Sized Prehistoric Sloth Was Predatory Meat Eater Unlike Dozy Veggie Descendants

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Reconstruction of the South American giant ground sloth Mylodon darwinii feeding on the carcass of the hoofed native herbivore Macrauchenia. (Jorge Blanco/Newsflash)

A new study has found that an elephant-sized sloth that roamed South America 1.8 million years ago was not a vegetarian like its tree-dwelling descendants. The American Museum of Natural…

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